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Great River Birding Festival
MAY 11, 12, 13,  2007  

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Great River Birding & Nature Festival- "Celebrate Spring on the Mississippi Flyway"

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2007 GREAT RIVER BIRDING AND NATURE FESTIVAL SPONSORS
WE WANT TO EXTEND A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS FOR THEIR GENEROUS SUPPORT OF OUR FESTIVAL
 
 
 
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY PARTNERS- mississippi-river.org-888-999-2619
  

A non-profit organization of communities around Lake Pepin and the Upper Mississippi River.  With more than 100 miles of friends along the Mississippi in Minnesota and Wisconsin and three bridges to cross the river, visitors can travel along the Minnesota and Wisconsin Great River Roads to explore, enjoy and take advantage of our many annual events.

AUDUBON-Upper Mississippi River Campaign www.audubon.org/campaign/umr -

Partnered with Lake City Tourism Bureau and Mississippi Valley Partners to organize The Great River Birding and Nature Festival.  They produce the Birds of the Upper Mississippi River - Great River Birding Trail Maps.  They remain strong supporters of the Great River Birding and Nature Festival

LAKE CITY TOURISM BUREAU-www.lakecitymn.organd 877-525-3248
 
A volunteer group of tourism promoters and  event planners that are members of  Lake City Lodging Association  and Lake City Area Chamber of Commerce members working together to bring visitors to the Mississippi Valley and Lake Pepin.
Produced and distributes the Lake City Area Birding Map and Brochure 

 

CITY OF LAKE CITY AND HOK-SI-LA MUNICIPAL PARK & CAMPGROUND
2500 N. Hwy 61, Lake City, MN 55041
www.ci.lake-city.mn.us-651-345-3855

 
Unique tent camping on The Mississippi's beautiful Lake Pepin.  The Park is open year round and Camping is available everyday Mid April - Oct. 31 (weather permitting).  This 252 acres park located on the Minnesota side of Lake Pepin offers nature trails and an Interpretive Center.  A Dining Hall, screened shelters and chapel are nestled in pines and hard woods.  There is a sand beach, however no life guard is on duty.

 


J & B PALLET RECYCLING, 1021 10TH ST. SOUTH, LAKE CITY, MN 55041

651-345-3854
 
Manufacturing and distributors of new and reconditioned pallets and heat treated pallets.  They offer full service wood waste, cardboard and pallet recovery.  They recognize the significance of protecting the environment by processing wood waste into valuable by products such as wood chips for landscaping.
 

 

LAKE CITY AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE www.lakecity.org 

651-345-4123

The Mission is support local businesses and promote tourism to increase the economic impact for growth and prosperity.
 
 
 
WOMAN'S CLUB OF LAKE CITY
c/o Caroline McCormick 
P.O. Box 303
Lake City, MN  55041

 
NELSON GENERAL STORE- Home of J&J BBQ -208 N. Main St., Nelson, WI 54756  715-673-4717  or www.jandjbbq.com
 
Featuring home made BBQ in store and catering.  Store features antiques and everyday needs. 
 
PEARL OF THE LAKE-100 Central Point Road, Port of Lake City, MN 55041  lakepepinpaddleboat.com, [email protected]  1-651-345-5188.
 
"Pearl of the Lake" is a modern day replica of the grand riverboats that traveled the Mississippi River in the 1800's. Her only means of propulsion is the twin paddlewheels in the stern.  The Lake Pepin Paddleboat Company offers Riverboat Cruises, Sightseeing and Private Charters from April to October.

RED GABLES INN BED AND BREAKFAST 403 North High Street, Lake City, MN 55041       www.redgablesinn.com  651-345-2605 or 1-877-345-2605

An 1865 Mississippi River Victorian decorated in period antiques while offering modern day amenities.  Propriotor partnered with Audubon to plan the first festival and remains as Chairperson of the Great River Birding and Nature FestivaL

 

VALLEY CRAFT- 2001 Hwy 61 S., Lake City, MN 55041 www.valleycraft.com

 651-345-3386 or 1-800-328-1480

Makers of top quality material handling goods.  A modern metal fabrication manufacturing company using the latest  equipment to pioneer new applications and create solutions to customer material fabrication and metal component needs.  Known world wide for it's expertise in manufacturing rugged and versatle storage equipment

 

 WILD WINGS GALLERY- 2101 Hwy 61 S., Lake City, MN 55041

 www.windwings.com 651-345-3663 or 1-800-248-7312
 
A division of Cabella's, Wild Wings Gallery Lake City is the leading framer shop and gallery of fine wild life art prints and sculptures.  Their Wild Wings Art Festival held in October, features artists, and a variety of wild life related events.

 WINGS OVER ALMA, DONNA KREBSBACH,  118 North Main St.   - Alma, Wisconsin

608-685-3616  www.wingsoveralma.org  Open daily 10 am 5 pm

An enclosed observation building that affords year round opportunity to view wildlife at the Lock and Dam and Mississippi River. 
 
ALMA MARINA-125 Beach Harbor Rd. Alma, WI 54610
 
Mile Marker #754 Phone:  1-800-982-8410 www.ALMAMARINE>COM  Home Port Alma, WI.  Rent Houseboats, pontoons, fishing boats and overnight docking with a full service marina. 

 

 


 
 
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