• Wildlife Photography Workshop

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    Name: Wildlife Photography Workshop
    Date: March 27, 2020
    Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM CDT
    Event Description:
    The Phillips County Convention/Visitors Bureau is hosting this workshop with local photographer and wildlife biologist, Tony Ifland, from the Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge. This workshop is open to intermediate photographers who have their own equipment. Space is limited to 15 and slots will fill up quickly!
    -Friday evening Tony will give a short workshop on setting up your Canon or Nikon camera for capturing birds or wildlife in low light outdoor settings. He will also talk about the habits and biology of Prairie Chickens in the Kirwin Wildlife Refuge Area.
    -Early Saturday morning attendees will be guided to an area on the refuge to shoot images of Prairie Chickens in action. Blinds will be provided. Warm clothing is suggested. This part of the workshop will take up to 3 or 4 hours, so please be prepared for the temperature change and to be completely still. 
    Equipment needed: Camera, telephoto lens (optional but helpful), tripod, clothing appropriate for a cold morning and sitting without moving. Dark clothing is better because lighter colors can be seen by the chickens. A printable flyer is available here.
    NOTE: A field session will be held on Saturday, March 28 before dawn. Information about that segment will be provided on Friday. You must attend Friday to attend Saturday.
    Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge - Visitor Center at 702 E Xavier Rd in Kirwin, KS 67644
    Date/Time Information:
    Friday, March 27, 2020 at 6 pm
    Contact Information:
    Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge (785) 543-6673
    Workshop fee of $20, per person, includes meal provided by the Phillips County Convention & Visitors Bureau. Payment is due at 205 F St., Phillipsburg, KS 67661, by Mar. 20, 2020.
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