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Tualatin River Bird Festival

May 16, 2015

 
Our Biggest Event of the Year! And it's FREE.



The Friends of the Refuge, in conjunction with Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge, invite you to our 19th Annual Tualatin River Bird Festival. Fun for the whole family and educational, too.

Join us for a day of family-friendly activities celebrating wildlife and wild places. Visit the Bird Festival Main Page for all the details!

Highlights:

  • Conestoga-style Wagon Rides from 10-3
  • Audubon of Portland live bird show at noon 
  • NEW this year -- Native American Storytelling Tent
  • Traditional Washut Native Blessing
  • Archery Clinic       
  • Learn to catch a fish at the casting clinic
  • Paint your very own decoy with Ducks Unlimited
  • Build a Bat House, Bird House, Butterfly House, or Bee Board
  • Conservation Exhibits and Food Vendors
  • Guided Nature Walks, great for both adults and kids
  • Join in the Scavenger hunt
  • And more...visit the Events page for a complete list of the day's activities.     
Transportation:
 
A shuttle bus will transport you in comfort from our offsite parking location. Buses will start running at 5:30 AM (just in time for our first bird walk of the day!) until 5:00 PM.
 
 
 

Building a bird houseLamprey exhibitArchery skill station

Visit the Bird Tracker to view current activity.

Upcoming events

May 26, 2015 6:30 PM • 19255 SW Pacific Hwy, Sherwood OR 97140
June 04, 2015 • 19255 SW Pacific Hwy, Sherwood OR 97140
June 04, 2015 5:00 PM • 19255 SW Pacific Hwy, Sherwood OR 97140
June 13, 2015 9:00 AM • Tualatin River NWR
June 14, 2015 2:00 PM • Wildlife Center Plaza, 19255 SW Pacific Hwy, Sherwood OR 97140
June 23, 2015 6:30 PM • 19255 SW Pacific Hwy, Sherwood OR 97140
June 27, 2015 9:00 AM • Tualatin River NWR
July 25, 2015 10:00 AM • Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge

 

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   19255 SW Pacific Hwy
   Sherwood OR 97140

   The Friends of the Refuge is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the mission of the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge  
 
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