Leadbetter Point

Leadbetter State Park Restoration

The joint project of Grays Harbor Audubon and our chapter to support habitat restoration for coastal western snowy plovers and streaked horned larks at Leadbetter State Park has received funding for one additional year.  Part of our funds will allow us to hire briefly the Audubon biologist, Don McIvor, to give input to this project.

At the end of May a group of volunteers,  Alan Richards, Tom Finn and Randy Robinson,  joined WDFW biologist Kathy Gunther  to survey the 10 plots in the dunes which constitute this Habitat Restoration Area, and then to ride with her onto the beach of the Willapa Refuge to see a total of 10 adult snowy plovers and 3 chicks.

We will join Kathy for one more survey, and then do a few more on our own. Also in late July we will join WDFW biologist Dave Hays to do some vegetation monitoring.

If you are interested in joining us for any of this, or know someone who might be, please contact Ann Muschè at 360-484-7119.

Upcoming Events

Dec 17;
Leadbetter CBC
Dec 29;
Wahkiakum CBC
Jan 01;
Cowlitz Columbia CBC