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A sampling of some of the pictures taken yesterday evening by Steve Smith of Bicknell, IN in GPFWA.
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6th Annual Marsh Madness Festival


March 6th and 7th

Schedule of Events

Friday, March 6 2015
     Venue: Linton Elks

                    $25 per person Tickets available onine or by mail

          6:00PM – 6:45PM      Doors open. Music by Brent McPike and Solly Burton.
                                          Cash Bar. soft drinks -  Silent auction begins.
          6:50PM – 7:00PM      Welcome comments – Nyle Riegle
                                          President, Friends of Goose Pond
          7:00PM – 7:45PM     Buffet dinner line opens. Silent auction continues.

                                         Dinner menu to be determined
          7:45PM – 8:15PM     Keynote Speaker, Joe Duff of Operation Migration
          8:15PM                    Live Auction, cash bar & soft drinks
          9:00PM                   Silent Auction closes
          9:15PM                   Silent auction winners announced
          9:30PM                   Closing remarks and auction checkout
          10:00PM                 Banquet activities end.

Saturday March 7th

                     Tickets available at the door. $5 per person or $15 for family of four

                     Children 3 and under free

     Venu: Roy Clark Community Building Humphrey's Park Linton

          9:00AM – 3:00PM      Art & Craft Fair
          7:30AM – 7:00PM      Self-guided driving tours (see map)
         10:00AM – 3:00PM     Birds of prey display (live)
         10:00AM -10:45AM    Hardy Lake Birds of Prey Program
         10:00AM – 3:00PM    Wabash Valley Herpetological Society. Live Amphibians and

                                         Reptiles on Display
        2:00PM - 2:45PM       Hardy Lake Birds of Prey Program
        4:00 PM – 5:00 PM     Using Aircraft to Establish A Migratory
                                        Whooping Crane Population in Eastern N. America
                                         a presentation by Joe Duff of Operation Migration

Venue: Girl Scout Cabin in Humphreys Park
     11:00AM – 11:45AM     How Birds Fly: A Look Under the Hood
                                        George Sly
     12:00PM – 12:45PM     An Owl Pellet Dissection: A Lab for Kids Young and Old
                                       Amy Kearns
     1:00PM – 2:00PM        Birdscaping: Creating Bird Habitat in Your Backyard.
                                      Sharon Sorenson

Venue: East Cabin in Humphreys Park
     7:30AM – 6:30PM        Bus Tours of Goose Pond FWA
                                       Refer to bus schedule in this guide
     9:00AM – 6:00PM        Goose Pond: The Story of a Wetland and Its Neighbors
                                      This award winning documentary by Bill Barnes
                                      will play throughout the day. Free popcorn included.

Venue: West Cabin in Humphreys Park
     9:00AM – 3:00PM       Kids’ Activities, Bird House Construction
                                      Open to kids 12 & under who are accompanied by an adult.

Venue: Goose Pond – Site ad Time TBD

                                     Retriever Demonstrations



 humprey  s park map