5/13/17 – Local residents who plan on stopping by the 20th Annual Horicon Marsh Bird Festival taking place this weekend have an opportunity to listen to a renowned write, storyteller, and humorist. Al Batt of Hartland, Minnesota will be speaking at the festival today. Jeff Bahls of the Horicon Marsh Bird Club says you do not have to be a birder to enjoy Batt. Bahls adds that Batt tells stories about birds and life growing up in small towns. Batt will be speaking today at 1:15pm until 2:45pm at the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center. There is no fee to attend and no registration is required.