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Moth Night Returns Thursday July 27!

Moth night returns to Ladd Marsh this Thursday, July 27, at 8:30 pm!  Join Professor Karen Antell at the White (Tan) barn on Foothill Road 0.25 mile south of the Foothill Road overlook (about 4 miles south of La Grande). … Continue reading

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Bird Festival Updates

Only twenty-two days and counting until the twelfth annual Ladd Marsh Bird Festival begins!  New birds are arriving by the day, including new clutches of downy geese and owls.  Events kick off on Friday evening at the La Grande Senior … Continue reading

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Bird Festival Field Trips are Posted!

The Field Trip Schedule for 2017 Ladd Marsh Bird Festival is now available!  Early registration is encouraged, because popular trips may fill quickly.  There is a nominal fee of $10.00 to reserve your space on any of the field trips.  … Continue reading

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Owl Night on the Marsh, March 3

Join the Friends for a special evening of owl viewing/listening on Ladd Marsh this Friday, March 3.  Mike Mahoney will lead the trip, leaving Ladd Marsh Headquarters at 59116 Pierce Road at 7:00 pm.  Several owl species can often be … Continue reading

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Bird House Maintenance Day Feb. 25

Ladd Marsh swallows may still be basking in the tropical warmth of Central America, but it won’t be long before they make their annual northward journey back to NE Oregon.  We want to welcome them back to the marsh with … Continue reading

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First 2017, First Saturday Bird Walk Jan. 7

It’s time for another year of First Saturday Bird Walks on the marsh with Mike.  Tomorrow’s walk leaves Ladd Marsh Headquarters on Pierce Road at 10:00am.  There may be some interesting winter birds to be seen, but be prepared for … Continue reading

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1st Saturday Bird Walk Nov. 5

This Saturday, Nov. 5 is the first Saturday, which means it’s time for a bird walk with Mike.  So, turn off the election news, grab your binoculars, and head on out to the marsh for a morning of birding with … Continue reading

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Thanks Friends!

Thanks to all of our friends who came out last Friday for our annual membership meeting. Board chair Josh Averette presented a slide show with lots of wonderful memories of another beautiful and eventful year on the marsh.  Cathy Nowak … Continue reading

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Friends Annual Meeting Friday Oct. 28

Join us once again for the Friends of Ladd Marsh annual meeting, this Friday, Oct. 28.  Details below.  We hope to see all of our old friends and some new ones, too! Time: 7pm Where: Cook Memorial Library, Colleen F. … Continue reading

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First Saturday Bird Walks

It was a fabulous morning on the marsh today, with enough shorebirds to test our skills, and sunshine to bring out the songbirds, too.  Vaux’s Swifts kept us company wherever we wandered.  The days may be getting shorter, and the … Continue reading

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