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Winter Wildlife Festival

Registration is now open for the Winter Wildlife Festival in Virginia Beach! DWR is a proud sponsor of this month-long celebration of coastal wildlife to be held in January. The 2021 festival is “going the distance” to present a combination of virtual and in-person components to ensure a safe, yet engaging experience for all.

Festival activities include:

  • Birding Challenge! Identify as many species of birds as possible in a day in this fun, friendly team-based challenge. Three divisions to choose from. See festival website for full details.
  • Birding, Whale Watching and Other Excursions
  • Photography Contest
  • Virtual Keynote: “Man and Gulls” with Amar Ayyash
  • Virtual workshops
  • Children’s Outdoor Story Walk Exhibit
  • View the full 2021 Festival Schedule