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Ladd Marsh Clean Up Day

It’s time for some spring cleaning on Ladd Marsh. Yes, it seems as though spring may actually be here and the Bird Festival is not far behind. Come on out and help clean up the marsh for all our festival … Continue reading

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Bird Festival Registration is Open!

With apologies to those who tried to register earlier and thank for your patience, online registration for the 2018 Ladd Marsh Bird Festival is now open. Click on the Bird Festival tab and select “Events and Registration” to sign up … Continue reading

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Who is Mark Obmascik?

We have posted a short biography of Mark Obmascik to the Bird Festival 2017 Events page.  Check it out and mark your calendar for what promises to be a fun presentation. The Bird Festival is May 19-21, 2017.

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Mark Obmascik to Kick Off 12th Annual Ladd Marsh Bird Festival

Mark Obmascik will be the featured speaker to kick off the 12th annual Ladd Marsh Bird Festival May 19, 2017. As some will know, Mark is the author of The Big Year: A Tale of Man, Nature and Fowl Obsession … Continue reading

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Have you been wondering where our cranes went?

A few photos of sandhill crane capture on Ladd Marsh (2015 & 2016) have been added to the “Photos” page under the Sandhill Crane Research tab.  We have also populated the “Maps” page with maps showing our birds’ general movements since … Continue reading

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A new post in Cathy’s View

Click on the “Cathy’s View” tab for some of Cathy’s musings on the month of August.

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Ladd Marsh Bat Night

FOLM presents Bats with Burr. Join Burr Betts and the Friends of Ladd Marsh to learn more about these winged mammals of the night Saturday, August 20 at 8:30 PM. We will gather at a pond on Ladd Marsh across … Continue reading

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A New Post in Cathy’s View

Cathy has added a new post under the tab marked “Cathy’s View.”

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Bird Festival is 3 Days Away

The Bird Festival is just days away and two field trips have filled up.  Field Trip #1, Birds of the Ponderosa Pine Forest #1 AND Field Trip #6, Rhinehart Canyon are full.  There are still openings in 5 field trips … Continue reading

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Sage Grouse to be Topic of Bird Festival Slide Show

Jackie Cupples will talk about the biology and ecology of greater sage grouse at the 2016 Ladd Marsh Bird Festival. Check out the Bird Festival Page for more info and keep coming back – we will add information as it … Continue reading

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