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Floods, Flowers, Feathers Festival May 18 at Turnbull Refuge

Seminars and outings conducted by Audubon and Turnbull groups help acquaint the public with seasonal residents, such as the yellow-headed blackbird, above.  (File)
Seminars and outings conducted by Audubon and Turnbull groups help acquaint the public with seasonal residents, such as the yellow-headed blackbird, above. (File)

OUTDOORS – Experts in wildlife, wildflowers and geology will combine their talents for a festival of nature walks, youth activities and educational information on Saturday (May 18) at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge.

The second annual “Floods, Flowers, and Feathers Festival” – completely free, including no entry fee into the refuge – will include nature hikes dealing with topics such as Ice Age Floods and Channeled Scablands, spring birds, wildflower and insects.

The refuge is 4.2 miles south of Cheney, off Cheney-Plaza Road.  Drive to the refuge headquarters.

Info: Turnbull Refuge, (509) 235-4723. 




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Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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