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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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Pollinator Attraction!

Thanks to Cathy Nowak and a small, but hardy group of volunteers, LaddMarsh will be a more inviting place to bees and butterflies.  We planted a wide variety of flowering forbs from the Plantworks native plant nursery in an upland … Continue reading

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1st Saturday Bird Walk June 6

Bird Festival has come and gone, but the birds haven’t.  Join Mike this Saturday, June 6, for a walk on the marsh.  Mike expects to see shorebirds and lots of new broods testing their swimming skills.  The trip leaves Headquarters … Continue reading

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Thank You Bird Festival Sponsors!

The Ladd Marsh Bird Festival is made possible by generous contributions from many sponsors.  Please remember to thank these businesses and organizations for their support of this event, so we can keep it free to all participants.  Thank you, Sponsors!  … Continue reading

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First Saturday Bird Walk March 7

This Saturday, March 7, join Mike and Friends for the First Saturday Bird Walk.  Sandhill cranes are returning to the marsh, joining the growing flocks of Tundra swans, White-fronted geese, American widgeons and other assorted characters.  Grab your binoculars and … Continue reading

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Owling adventure Saturday, Feb. 21

The Friends of Ladd Marsh invite you to join Cathy and Karen for a special, evening owling adventure.  Meet us at Ladd Marsh Headquarters on Pierce Road on Saturday, February 21 at 5:00 PM.  We’ll spend a few minutes talking … Continue reading

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1st Saturday Bird Walk

September is just around the corner, so mark your calendar now for the First Saturday Bird Walk with Mike Mahoney on September 6.  Meet at headquarters on Pierce Road at 7:00 AM for another great birding adventure.  Fall waterfowl migration … Continue reading

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Bird Festival Begins Tomorrow !!!

The checklists are checked, the volunteers are organized, the birds are preened, and everything is ready for the 9th Annual Ladd Marsh Bird Festival to begin tomorrow!  Registration opens at the Senior Center at 6:00 PM; music and program begin … Continue reading

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Save the Date: 2014 Bird Festival May 16-18

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 … Continue reading

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Bird walk this Saturday, February 1st

It was so much fun last time, let’s do it again !  Join Mike Mahoney and the Friends of Ladd Marsh for another bird walk this Saturday, February 1, at Ladd Marsh Headquarters on Pierce Road, at 10:00 AM.  

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