May 14-16, 2015 (Thursday-Saturday)

Welcome to the 9th Annual Chequamegon Bay Birding & Nature Festival -- a weekend of birding and nature activities on Wisconsin's south shore of Lake Superior at the peak of spring migration.  With over 110 activities to choose from, birders and nature lovers of all skills and ages will find a wealth of choices at this year's festival. 

Birds seen during the 2014 Chequamegon Bay Birding and Nature Festival.

Look what's happening in Ashland:




Bird & Nature Festival

2014 Highlights: Here's a little teaser...Penokee Day Trips, Sustainable Agriculture Tour, Woodworking for Wildlife, Birding by Bicycle, Hiking the Lincoln Community Forest,  Our Wisconsin Elk, Canoeing Bark Bay slough and much much more.. 

The Chequamegon Bay Birding and Nature Fest has something for everyone.

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2014 Keynote Speakers


         Thursday Night               Friday Night
          Mark Peterson              Lizzie Condon


 The City of Ashland has achieved recognition as a Bird City for 2013!!!


We would like to hear from you! Please help to make the Birding & Nature Festival a continued success by taking part in this short, 5 question survey. Click here for survey.