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August 10–14, 2022 | Tucson, AZ

FREE Community Nature Expo

All events occur in the Grand Ballroom of the festival venue, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tucson – Reid Park. See map for directions.

Wednesday, August 11

  • 4pm – 6pm
    • Registration Opens
    • Free Appetizers & Cash Bar
    • Nature Expo Opening
    • Unveiling of Bird and Wildlife Big Boards

Thursday, August 12

  • 12pm – 5:30pm
    • Nature Expo Open
    • Swarovski Optik Mobile Experience outside Expo
  • 4:30pm – 5:30pm
    • Festival Celebration: Free Appetizers & Cash Bar sponsored by Kowa Sporting Optics
    • First 25 participants proving they saw a new life bird today receive a drink ticket
    • Photos from participants
    • Update on Official Festival Bird & Wildlife Species Tally

Friday, August 13

  • 12pm – 5:30pm
    • Nature Expo Open
    • Swarovski Optik Mobile Experience outside Expo
  • 4:30pm – 5:30pm
    • Festival Celebration: Free Appetizers
    • First 25 participants proving they saw a new life bird today receive a birding care package complete with 2022 Early Bird Registration Status
    • Photos from participants
    • Book signings by Richard Crossley & Holly Merker
    • Update on Official Festival Bird & Wildlife Species Tally

Saturday, August 14

  • 10:00am – 5:30pm
    • Nature Expo Open
    • Swarovski Optik Mobile Experience outside Expo
  • 10:30am – 11:30am
    • Reid Park Zoo with Live Animals!
  • 12:00pm – 12:30pm
    • Grebes Walking on Water with KS Nature Photography
  • 2:00pm – 2:30pm
    • Live Silk Painting Demo with Saraiya Kanning of Raebird Creations
  • 4:30pm – 5:30pm
    • Festival Celebration: Free Appetizers & Cash Bar
    • First 25 participants proving they saw a new life bird today receive a drink ticket
    • Photos from participants
    • Final Official Festival Bird & Wildlife Species Tally

Exhibitors:

  • Carl Zeiss Sports Optics
  • BirdWatcher’s Digest
  • Sabrewing Nature Tours
  • Swarovski Optik
  • Tamron USA
  • Beaumont/Port Arthur Convention and Visitor’s Bureau
  • Birding Ecotours
  • Kowa Sporting Optics
  • Vortex Optics
  • Wildside Nature Tours
  • Hawaii Bird Tours
  • Hunt’s Photo & Video
  • Leica Sports Optics
  • Mowgli Expeditions
  • Strategic Habitat Enhancement
  • WINGS Birding Tours
  • Arizona Game & Fish
  • Arizona Master Naturalists
  • Birdability
  • The Birding Co-Op
  • The Canopy Family
  • Focus on Feathers
  • Friends of El Rio Preserve
  • KS Nature Photography
  • Lower Rio Grande Valley Nature Center
  • Raebird Creations
  • Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival
  • San Diego Bird Festival
  • Santa Rita Lodge
  • Trenton Jung Nature Illustration
  • Tucson Audubon Nature Shop
  • Western National Parks Association

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Tucson Audubon Society
300 E University Blvd. #120 Tucson, AZ 85705

Mason Center
3835 W Hardy Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85742

Paton Center for Hummingbirds
477 Pennsylvania Ave.
Patagonia, AZ 85624
520 415-6447

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Tucson Audubon Society
300 E University Blvd. #120
Tucson, AZ 85705

Mason Center
3835 W Hardy Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85742

Paton Center for Hummingbirds
477 Pennsylvania Ave.
Patagonia, AZ 85624
520 415-6447

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Tucson Audubon Society
300 E University Blvd. #120
Tucson, AZ 85705

Mason Center
3835 W Hardy Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85742

Paton Center for Hummingbirds
477 Pennsylvania Ave.
Patagonia, AZ 85624
520 415-6447