Events with Friends of MCRWR
Friends of Mid-Columbia River Wildlife Refuges help provide many special events throughout our complex of wildlife refuges. All events are free, unless specified, and open to the public.
Our environmental education programs immerse children, adults and families in nature and help inspire them to love and care for the earth.
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18th Annual Othello Sandhill Crane Festival
The 18th annual Othello Sandhill Crane Festival, Friday, March 27th – Sunday, March 29th – Othello, WA
Seabird Conservation on the Oregon Coast
March 27 - Friday night lecture - 8:15 to 9 pm - Stevens Funeral Home, 511 S. 7th St., Othello. Free of charge and open to the public. Come enjoy Roy W. Lowe’s talk “Seabird Conservation on the Oregon Coast”. Lowe recently retired after a 37 year career with U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service at the Oregon Coast Refuge Complex.
Crane Banquet and Silent Auction
March 28 – Crane Banquet and Silent Auction - Saturday night – 7:30pm - $28.00 – Othello High School Corridor – Keynote speaker: Scott F. Burns’ topic is “Cataclysms on the Columbia: The Great Missoula Floods”. Burns is currently a professor of Geology and past Chair of the Department of Geology at Portland State University where he has taught for 22 years. Prior to that, he taught in Switzerland, New Zealand, Washington, Colorado and Louisiana.
For more information, contact Marie Lotz at 509-765-9618.