Ladd Marsh Youth Upland Bird Hunt

The Ladd Marsh Youth Upland Bird Hunt is coming up September 15 and 16. For more information and to register online: https://myodfw.com/worksh…/youth-pheasant-hunt-ladd-marsh-wa Pre-registration is encouraged but not required. You may register the day of the hunt. Check in and check out are required both days beginning at 7:00 am. See the above link for required licenses and documents as well as hunter orange requirements.
The public is invited to help release 200 pheasants on the area Friday evening, September 14 at 5:00 pm. Meet at Ladd Marsh HQ (59116 Pierce Rd, La Grande) to pick up a box or two of birds and get directions to a location for release. Call Ladd Marsh with questions or for more information 541-963-4954

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Seasonal Access Changes!

The Tule Lake Access Area gates will close for the season Wednesday, August 1. From August 1 through January 31 Tule Lake and all portions of Ladd Marsh north and east of Foothill Road will be open to public access Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday and Federal Holidays.

The Glass Hill Unit, west of Foothill Road, is open 7 days per week April 1 through January 31.

Please note: Ladd Marsh Wildlife Area including parking lots, is closed to all entry between 10:00 PM and 4:00 AM.

Song Sparrow, Fishing Pond

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1st Saturday Bird Walk moves to GROWISER

Mike’s 1st Saturady Bird Walk is moving to the GROWISER property on Pumpkin Ridge north of Summerville for this Saturday only.  Details follow:
Saturday, June 2nd:  Meet at Ladd Marsh Headquarters on 59116 Pierce Road at 7:00am to carpool, or meet at GROWISER on Pumpkin Ridge Road at 8:00am.
Three juvenile Great Gray Owls are easily visible in their nest, as well as mom usually perched nearby. The Mountain Lady Slipper orchids are blooming, and there are many other birds and flowers to see there.
 
Prepare for the weather, and for walking on uneven terrain. No pets, please.
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