Calling all birders

. April 30, 2015.
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By Kelly Thompson

The Black Swamp Bird Observatory will host the 2015 Biggest Week in American Birding, a weeklong festival that gives bird-lovers all over the country the chance to  walk some of Northwest Ohio’s most beautiful trails, including those of Oak Openings. Attendees will hear keynote speakers on topics of conservation, warbler protection, and how to help in the effort to save some of the region’s most beautiful species.

Register online at biggestweekinamericanbirding.com. Times and prices vary by day/session. May 8 through May 17. Lodging: Maumee Bay Lodge & Conference Center, 1750 State Park Rd. #2, Oregon. 419-898-4070.

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