The Friends of the Refuge, in conjunction with Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge, invite you to attend the 18th Annual Tualatin River Bird Festival. This is a FREE family-friendly event celebrating wildlife and wild places.
It all takes place Saturday, May 17th at the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge. Here's a little of what you can experience:
Audubon of Portland live bird show at noon
Native Blessing by the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde at 11:45am
ODFW Archery Clinic
Early morning Bird Banding Demonstration with USFWS from 8am-Noon
Learn to catch a fish at the ODFW casting clinic
Ducks Unlimited decoy painting
William L. Finley photography exhibit
Build a Bat House, Bird House or Bee Board
Behind the Scene Wagon Rides from 10am-2pm
Guided walks for adults and kids
A shuttle bus will transport you in comfort from an offsite parking location right to the front door of the Refuge. Buses will start running at 5:30am (just in time for our first bird walk of the day) until 4:00pm.
For more information, visit The Friends of the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge website.