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Date: March 8, 2013

National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior


For Immediate Release: March 8, 2013
Release No.: 2013-08
Contact: Christie Vanover 702-283-2344


BOULDER CITY, Nev. - The Colorado River in Bullhead City, Ariz., and Laughlin, Nev., will be lined with booths and outdoor activities during the fifth annual Wings and Wildlife Festival 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 23.

The free event aDavis Camp in Bullhead City and the Pyramid Day Use Area, Colorado River Heritage Greenway Park and Trail in Laughlin will include live reptiles, a bird hike, yoga, kayaking, hiking, and workshops for photography and nature, sketching nature, and watching wildlife with binoculars. During the KidsFest 10 a.m. to noon, there will be special activities for kids ages 1-15.

Smokey Bear and Puddles the Blue Goose will be there, and local community partners will have booths on both sides of the Colorado River.

For more information, or to register for field trips, workshops and KidsFest, contact Amanda Rowland at wingsandwildlife2012@gmail.com or The Wings and Wildlife Festival is cosponsored by the Mohave County Parks, US Bureau of Reclamation, Clark County Parks and Recreation and the National Park Service.


Did You Know?

Hoover Dam

Hoover Dam was the first major dam to span the wild Colorado River. One hundred twelve workers died before it was finished in 1935.