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2007 Houston Parrot Festival

The NPRPF's Houston Parrot Festival takes place January 26 to 28, 2007.

National Parrot Rescue & Preservation FoundationThis year’s National Parrot Rescue & Preservation Foundation (NPRPF)’s Houston Parrot Festival, taking place January 26 to 28, 2007, features a new hotel and  festival director.

The Doubletree Hotel (281-848-4000) at Intercontinental Airport will play host to the annual festival. It offers additional space, a free airport shuttle and free parking. A discounted rate of $95 per night is available through January 4, 2007 or until the group block sells out.

After Brenda Adams stepped down, Cheryl Rose took over the Festival Director position. Rose is also  NPRPF’s secretary.

The three-day festival includes a lecture series, a vendor hall and the Party in Parrot-Dise VIP Meet & Greet. This year’s speaker lineup includes: avian behavioral consultant Sally Blanchard, Dr. Donald Brightsmith, Dr. James Gilardi, Dick Schroeder, Dr. Mark Stafford, Natalie Antinoff, DVM, Dipl. ABVP and others.

For more information, visit or call (713) 557-BIRD.


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Parrot Festival 2010

[Parrot Festival is the main fund-raiser for NPRPF a 501(c)(3) all volunteer organization since 1999, promoting parrot rescue & education.]

Jan. 22, 23 & 24, 2010 - Houston TX -
The National Parrot Rescue & Preservation Foundation
will present the 11th Annual PARROT FESTIVAL at the
Doubletree Hotel at Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH)
Vendors only $5; 3-day Education Seminar $155 before 1/5/09.
For information call 713-557-2473 or go to

(If more space can be allowed please add the following)
Dr. Natalie Antinoff- LINK “Obesity in Birds: Causes and Consequences”
Josee Bermingham -LINK “Versatile living quarters and lifestyle for your parrot: How this can benefit a long lasting relationship with your avian companion"
Chris Biro – “Indoor Flight Training”
Barbara Heidenreich – “Addressing Behavior Problems”
Dr. Sharman Hoppes - LINK “Update on Proventricular Dilation Disease at Texas A&M Univeristy”
Jean Pattison - “African Species”
Dr Irene Pepperberg – LINK “In Search of King Solomon’s Ring: Studies with Alex, a African Grey Parrot”
Dr. Fern van Sant - LINK “ Move It” (the importance of exercise for our birds.)
Robin Shewokis - “Enriching your Parrot’s Life”
Dr Bayu Wirayudha - LINK LINK
“Nusa Penida - a Bird Sanctuary & Halfway House for Bird & Parrot Reintroduction in Bali, Borneo, and other parts of Indonesia”

In addition to educational demonstrations and lectures by an international group of speakers, there will be a wide variety of bird supplies, cages, toys, gifts and other parrot paraphernalia as well as raffles, and auctions. So come party with us and help raise money for the rescue birds.
Diane, Houston, TX
Posted: 1/5/2010 3:01:09 PM
Oops, the correct link is: LINK
Kathy, Houston, TX
Posted: 1/5/2010 12:34:53 PM
Check out Parrot Festival 2010!!
Kathy, Houston, TX
Posted: 1/5/2010 11:54:25 AM
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