Winter birds event reset to March 1

BURBANK - Due to inclement weather, the winter birds event at McNary National Wildlife Refuge has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 1. The event was originally planned for last Saturday, Feb. 8.

The Friends of Mid-Columbia River Wildlife Refuges’ third annual winter birds event at McNary National Wildlife Refuge will take place from 9 a.m. to noon on March 1.

The event will be held at the McNary Environmental Education Center, and activities will include guided bird walks, owl pellet dissection and a bird banding demonstration.

Special presentations will include a live birds-of-prey presentation by Blue Mountain Wildlife, bird identification by Ivar Husa of the Lower Columbia Basin Audubon Society and wildlife films by videographer Gaylord Mink.

The event is free and open to the public.

The McNary National Wildlife Refuge Education Center is located at 311 Lake Road in Burbank.

For more information, visit or call 509-546-8300.


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