Posted by: Sandy Steinman | December 13, 2018

2019 Chico Snow Goose Festival Jan. 23-27

This action-packed 5-day event celebrates the remarkable journey of millions of waterfowl and raptors along the Pacific Flyway that call the Northern Sacramento Valley their home during the winter months. Includes Field Trips, Workshops and Exhibits.

Highlight include:

Farallon Islands: A Mecca for Birds and Birders, by Naturalist & Birding Guide David Wimpfheimer, keynote speaker at Saturday’s “Gathering of Wings” Banquet & Silent Auction

Remarkable Lives: The Intertwined Worlds of Birds and Humans, exhibit opening Thursday, January 24at the Valene L. Smith Museum of AnthropologyCSUC

2018Audubon Photography Awards traveling exhibit, featuring 12 spectacular bird photographs, on display at the “Snow Goose Festival Wildlife Art Exhibit”, Museum of Northern California Art (MONCA), January 24 – 27

David Wimpfheimer A resident of Point Reyes since the early ’80s, David will outline some of the factors that result in the dramatic diversity of the migratory and breeding birds in his lively presentation, “Point Reyes and the Farallon Islands: A Mecca for Birds and Birders.” He will examine trends and changes and share stories of special birds that have been seen over the decades.

If you have any questions, you can reach us at, or by calling the Festival Office at 530-592-9092.

For Registration, schedule and more information go to:

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