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September 2016

Chelan Ridge Hawk Migration Festival

September 17, 2016 @ 8:00 am-3:00 pm
Memorial Park Pateros, WA United States + Google Map

The city of Pateros is excited to host the sixth annual Chelan Ridge Hawk Migration Festival on September 17. The US Forest Service, HawkWatch International, North Central Washington Audubon Society and many others will be sharing the joy of raptors, their awesome biology, their migration tales…

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October 2016

Ridgefield Birdfest and Bluegrass Celebration

October 1, 2016-October 2, 2016
Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, 1071 S Hillhurst Rd,
Ridgefield, WA United States
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  Events for the annual Ridgefield Birdfest and Bluegrass Celebration will be posted on the website in August. Go to www.ridgefieldfriends.org.

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February 2017

Port Susan Snow Goose and Birding Festival

February 15, 2017
Port Susan Festival HQ, 27130 102nd Avenue N.W.
Stanwood, WA 98292 United States
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The dates for the 12th Annual Port Susan Snow Goose and Birding Festival have not yet been set, but sign up for e-mail updates at their website: www.snowgoosefest.org. Organizers expect to have dates and more in early January.

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March 2017

Wings Over Water

March 10, 2017-March 12, 2017
Blaine, Washington WA United States + Google Map

This annual birding festival celebrates the incredible variety of migratory birds that visit Blaine, Semiahmoo, Birch Bay, and Drayton Harbor, located on the Pacific Flyway in the Northwest corner of Washington State, with field trips, nature cruises, wildlife demonstrations, arts & crafts, kid's activities, expert wildlife speakers and more. For full details, including places and…

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Othello Crane Festival

March 24, 2017-March 26, 2017
Othello WA United States + Google Map

The thousands of Sandhill Cranes that congregate in Othello in the early spring are heart-stirring, yet there is much more at this annual, well-organized festival to see, do, and learn. The festival helps you explore the Columbia National Wildlife Refuge and Potholes Reservoir region, very different ecosystems from Western Washington, full of flora, fauna, and…

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April 2017

Olympic Peninsula Birdfest

April 7, 2017-April 9, 2017
Sequim WA United States + Google Map

This festival provides participants the opportunity to view a wide variety of birds normally seen on the Olympic Peninsula. Field trips are planned for Sequim Bay, Port Angeles Harbor, Ediz Hook, Dungeness Spit, the Elwha River, Salt Creek and at Neah Bay, as well as trips through wooded areas to view songbirds and locate owls…

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Birding and Blues Festival – Pacific City, Oregon

April 21, 2017-April 23, 2017
Kiwanda Community Center, 34500 Cape Kiwanda Drive
Pacific City, OR United States
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  This festival offers a multitude of treats: birds, blues, the dramatic Oregon coast, Pacific City's carved dunes, and several fantastic field trips.  This year's keynote speaker on Saturday at 1:30 pm is Paul Bannick, author of Owl:  A Year in the Life of North American Owls.  See all of the festival offerings at Find out more »

May 2017

Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival

May 5, 2017-May 7, 2017
Hoquiam High School Hoquiam, WA United States + Google Map

Each spring, hundreds of thousands of shorebirds stop to rest and feed in Grays Harbor estuary on their migration northward. Coming from as far south as Argentina, these Arctic-bound shorebirds are among the world's greatest migrants. Some birds travel over 15,000 miles round trip! Tens of…

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Backyard Wildlife Festival – Tukwila, Washington

May 13, 2017
Tukwila Community Center, See driving directions on weibsite
Tukwila, WA United States
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The intention of this free all-day event is to encourage and inspire people to welcome wildlife, including birds and butterflies, into their backyards, gardens, and communities. There will be educational exhibits, arts and crafts vendors, and native plant sales. Don't leave the kids at home! There…

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Meadowlark Nature Festival – British Columbia

May 18, 2017-May 22, 2017
Meadowlark Nature Festival – Shatford Center, 760 Main Street
Penticton, British Columbia Canada
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The Meadowlark Nature Festival has evolved into one of Canada’s premier outdoor nature celebrations offering over 90 environmental tours and events held under the open sky, which take people from Canada’s unique desert to the alpine meadows high above the Okanagan Lake. People from across North…

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Leavenworth Spring Birdfest

May 18, 2017-May 21, 2017
Leavenworth Leavenworth, WA United States + Google Map

The Leavenworth area features spectacular habitats ranging from snow-capped mountains to sunny ponderosa pine forests, lush riparian zones to shrub-steppe. All field trips during this festival are led by experts and professionals in their field. Learn about the wide variety of migratory birds that come to…

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Ladd Marsh Bird Festival – LaGrande, Oregon

May 19, 2017-May 21, 2017
Ladd Marsh La Grande, OR United States + Google Map

The festival opens Friday night with music (original songs about birds and birding) by the Odd Strings followed by a presentation by Mark Obmascik, author of “The Big Year” and “Halfway to Heaven.” Beginning Saturday morning and through weekend, the wildlife area…

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WENAS Campout

May 27, 2017-May 28, 2017
Wenas Creek Campground, See website for directions WA United States

Every Memorial Day weekend, members of Washington's Audubon chapters and their families and friends gather at the primitive, yet free!, Wenas Creek Campground in the Wenas Valley, on the east side of the Cascades between Ellensburg and Yakima, to enjoy the natural surroundings, abundant bird life, and each other's company. There are campfire programs every…

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June 2017

Dean Hale Woodpecker Festival – Sisters, Oregon

June 1, 2017-June 4, 2017
Sisters, Oregon Sisters, OR United States + Google Map

Organized by the East Cascades Audubon Society, the Dean Hale Woodpecker Festival sees 11 species of woodpeckers and over 200 species of birds in total every year. Led by experienced birders, the festival is timed to see young woodpeckers leaving their nests. For full information and details, go…

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September 2017

Monroe Swift Night Out

September 2, 2017 @ 8:00 pm-September 3, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Frank Wagner Elemenary School Monroe, WA United States + Google Map

For this year's details, visit the Monroe Swifts website. Eastside Audubon and other local organizations invite you to Swift Night Out, their annual festival…

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Puget Sound Bird Fest

September 15, 2017-September 17, 2017
Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main Street
Edmonds, 98020 United States
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Puget Sound Bird Fest in Edmonds, Washington is an annual fall celebration of birds and nature found on the beautiful shores of Puget Sound. The three-day event includes speakers, guided…

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Chelan Ridge Hawk Watch Migration Festival

September 15, 2017-September 16, 2017
Pateros WA United States + Google Map

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Nisqually Watershed Festival

September 30, 2017 @ 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 100 Brown Farm Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98516 United States
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Olympia's very own national wildlife refuge invites you to its 28th annual Nisqually Watershed Festival.  Festival activiites include a large variety of educational exhibits and hands-on activities for adults and kids.  The festival main stage will feature live, majestic raptors, including peregrine falcons and hawks, along with music, dancing, and interesting acts.  There will be…

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October 2017

Ridgefield Birdfest and Bluegrass Celebration

October 6, 2017-October 8, 2017
Ridgefield WA United States + Google Map

Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge holds a special place in many birders' and naturalists' hearts. Each year, volunteers put together a weekend full of field trips, concerts, and more. Keep an eye on their website www.ridgefieldfriends.orgFind out more »

February 2018

Winter Wings Festival

February 15-February 18
Klamath Falls Klamath Falls, OR 97601 United States + Google Map

The 2018 Winter Wings Festival boasts many new activities as well as tried and true hits. See their website www.winterwingsfest.org for all of the details and registration and contact information.

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