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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 … Continue reading

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13th Annual Ladd Marsh Bird Festival ! ! !

Bird Festival weekend has arrived ! ! !  Events begin this Friday, May 18, with field trips, registration, and an evening program by local Globe-trotting, bird-watching photographer Kendrick Moholt, at the La Grande Senior Center.  The festivities continue on Saturday, … Continue reading

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Birdhouse Maintenance Day Saturday, March 10

The FOLM Ladd Marsh Birdhouse Maintenance Day has been RESCHEDULED to Saturday, March 10., 9:00 AM. Meet at Ladd Marsh HQ (directions below). Come dressed for the weather. Water-proof shoes or boots are a plus. If you have a cordless … Continue reading

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2018 Bird Festival May 18-20

Mark your calendars now for the 2018 Ladd Marsh Bird Festival, Friday through Sunday, May 18-20!  All festival events will be posted to the Bird Festival link on our website as plans are finalized.  To whet your appetite, we are … Continue reading

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Birdhouse cleaning postponed

Due to the likelihood of inclement weather this Saturday, Feb. 24, the birdhouse box cleaning workday on Ladd Marsh has been postponed.  We will announce a new date for the event soon.

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Birdhouse Cleaning Feb. 24

Calling all Friends to help with a little spring housecleaning.  That’s Birdhouse cleaning, to be exact!  Birds benefit from a little human help with removal of old nest material from the 250+ nest boxes placed around the marsh.  Meet at … Continue reading

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Two Events for Birders – Feb 2 and 3!

The Friends of Ladd Marsh are offering two great opportunities for you to get your 2018 birding lists off to a good start this weekend. Friday evening, Feb. 2, Mike Mahoney will lead an owling expedition.  Meet at Headquarters at … Continue reading

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Annual Membership Meeting Thurs. Nov. 2

The annual membership meeting of the Friends of Ladd Marsh is right around the corner.  We’ll meet this Thursday, Nov. 2, in the community room of Cook Memorial Library in downtown La Grande.  In addition to meeting with friends, shopping … Continue reading

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1st Saturday Bird Walk

The October First Saturday Bird Walk will leave HQ at 10:00am tomorrow, Oct. 7.  Note that we have moved to our later start time for the fall/winter months.  

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First Saturday Bird Walk Sep. 2

Feeling a little blue about summer winding down?  Never fear – Peeps are hitting the marsh and the birding is great!  Join Mike Mahoney for a special episode of the First Saturday Bird Walk on Sep. 2.  Mike’s a great … Continue reading

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