Lower Columbia Basin Audubon Society's Audubon Day In Richland, WashingtonLower Columbia Basin Audubon Society is celebrating its 50 years of Birding in the Lower Columbia Basin and around the world. Audubon has been serving Benton and Franklin Counties since 1965.

On Saturday, October 10 as part of their 50th year anniversary Audubon is inviting all LCBAS members join the Audubon Day at The Reach in Richland, Washington. The event will start with a bird walk on Bateman Island at 8:00 am to 10:00 am. Then head to the Reach for the bird drawing lecture for children using taxidermy birds as models until 11:30 am. All drawing supplies will be provided by Audubon.

More about the Event
For adults, at 10:30 in the morning there will be a viewing of Dr. Katherine Hayhoe’s climate change presentation during the National Audubon Society’s Annual convention. Through the day you can get all the answers to all your birding questions from the experts. Then at 1:00 to 2:00 in the afternoon Spokane-based teacher and naturalist Jack Nisbet will be giving a presentation entitled ”Dr. Kennerly Comes to Call”.  The event will end with giving away a pair of REI binoculars.

Bird walk participants will meet at Wye Park on Columbia Park trail at 8:00 in the morning. The Reach is located at 1943 Columbia Park Trail Richland, Washington. You can reach them at 509-948-0705.

For further information please visit Audubon website here


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