10th anniversary of Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest | May 17-20
April 1, 2012 · 6:28 PM
Celebrate nature and the spring migration at the 10th Anniversary of Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest! Field trips galore,
presentations, art shows, lectures, and great entertainment are highlights
of Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest.
Special guests are Keynote Speaker Dr. David Craig of Willamette
University, conservation biologist/author Dr. Thor Hanson (FEATHERS:
Evolution of a Natural Miracle), guest artist Ed Newbold,
singer/songwriter/biologist Michael Carlos, who will lead bird walks and
entertain at the Songbird Concert, and Sarvey Wildlife Center in Arlington
returning with live owls, hawks, eagles and an excellent educational
message. Bird Fest Central is back at the downtown gazebo with
entertainment there on Saturday. Thanks to new partner Team
Naturaleza/Dancing with Birds, there is a stronger Latino connection this
Event programs will be available after April 7 at many Bird Fest sponsors,
partners, nature centers, REI, and USFS offices throughout the Northwest.
It may be viewed online now at leavenworthspringbirdfest.com. General
Registration for field trips and events begins May 3.
Bird Fest is a partnership of North Central Washington Audubon Society,
Wenatchee River Institute, Wenatchee River Ranger District, Leavenworth
Chamber of Commerce, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington State
Parks, the Wenatchee Chapter of Washington Native Plant Society, Team
Naturaleza, and Icicle Arts.