HawkFest Pateros, WA


Join the Chelan and Entiat Ranger Districts, North Central Washington Audubon Society, and Hawkwatch International this fall for the ninth annual HawkFest!  This family event combines free activities in Pateros Memorial Park with trips to Chelan Ridge to learn about and celebrate raptors as they journey to winter territories.  At the park, participants will find vendors, live raptors, interpretive booths, and projects for kids.

On Thursday night, September 13th in Chelan, and Friday night, September 14th in Pateros, Dr. Dave Oleyar from Hawkwatch International will offer a workshop on raptor migration and field identification. He will also highlight his research on Flammulated owls.

The trip to and from Chelan Ridge lasts 4 hours and includes seeing banded raptors released. 

From 8 AM to noon, there will be a field trip to Wells Wildlife Refuge. 

More information and on-line registration for the trip to Chelan Ridge, the Wells Wildlife field trip, and the 2 workshops is available at www.ncwaudubon.org.