News Advisory & Photo
Wildlife Festival Celebrates 20th Anniversary Year
September 21, 2005
The New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) Blenheim-Gilboa Power Project Visitors Center will host its 20th annual Wildlife Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Experience a variety of exciting wild adventures and enjoy hands-on interactive family fun activities. The Wildlife Festival, which is free, is held annually in recognition of National Hunting and Fishing Day. Come face-to-face with nature at its wildest with a host of environmental and outdoor educators, and wildlife experts. Food and beverages will be available.
Activities and wildlife presentations: Raptor Project, Rain Forest Reptile Show, Willow Farms Miniatures, Red Maple Farms, Llamas, Harvest Moon Alpacas, Fly-Tying Workshop, Draft Horses Wagon Rides and Blacksmith Demonstrations. Arts and crafts are also available.
Entertainment: Mike Inserra’s Juggling, The Zucchimi Brothers and Cassandra Boucher.
Music: “2 Late,” Blues Music by “Phrog” and Mr. Bouncety Bounce.
EVENT: Wildlife Festival 2005
NYPA’s Blenheim-Gilboa Power Project Visitors Center
1378 State Rte. 30, North Blenheim, NY 12131
DATE: Saturday, September 24
TIME: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
ADMISSION: Free admission and free parking
DIRECTIONS: On Route 30 about 1 hour southwest of Albany.
Go to www.nypa.gov for more details.
CONTACT: Steve Ramsey, community relations, regional manager, NYPA,