WOW offers a daylong birding expo with lots of free activities for the whole family. There will be indoor and outdoor activities to mix and match according to interests and the weather including live raptor presentations by Sardis Raptor Center, wildlife exhibits, displays, on site craft vendors, kids' activities, including build your own bird house; bird viewing stations and more. For $5 you can experience a guided field trip by bus with Jim Jorgensen, retired geology and ornithology teacher to explore Semiahmoo Spit to learn about the birds as well as the geology of this unique area or take a wildlife cruise around Drayton Harbor on the historic Plover Ferry. Expert wildlife speakers throughout the day include eagle biologist David Hancock, Hancock Wildlife Foundation; expert birder, writer and wildlife photographer Joe Meche and David Drummond from the Merlin Foundation. At 5:00 pm there will be a free presentation at the Performing Arts Center (925 H Street).
Wings Over Water Northwest is a non-profit corporation committed to the importance of educating awareness, and protecting the birding habitat within this important migration corridor. The festival is made possible by sponsors BP Cherry Point Refinery, City of Blaine, Blaine Chamber, Port of Bellingham, NW Parks and Recreation District #2 as well as many local individual and business supporters.
Saturday Mar 16, 2013 10:00 AM - Saturday Mar 16, 2013 5:00 PM | Free
Blaine Performing Arts Center (View)
975 H Street
Blaine, WA 98230