Planning has begun for the ninth annual Ladd Marsh Bird Festival. This year’s festival will take place on May 16, 17 and 18. Friday night’s presentation will be by Terry Rich, Partners in Flight National Coordinator, USFWS & National Nongame Bird Program Coordinator, BLM. Saturday and Sunday the festival will continue with bird watching and other activities in and around the Tule Lake area of Ladd Marsh on Peach Road. Check back here for more information as plans develop. You also can check out photos and schedules from last year’s event on this website under the top toolbar link for Bird Festival.