Othello Sandhill Crane Festival holds virtual celebration March 20

Sandhill cranes in a field near Othello, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) The COVID pandemic hit the United States in 2020 shortly before the Sandhill Crane Festival in Othello, Washington, was scheduled to start. Because of continued restrictions on large gatherings and safety concerns this year, organizers moved the festival online for anyone interested to … Continue reading Othello Sandhill Crane Festival holds virtual celebration March 20

BirdFest & Bluegrass celebrates the sandhill crane migration October 2-3

Sandhill cranes (photo by Cheryl Landes) BirdFest & Bluegrass is an annual celebration in Ridgefield, Washington, to welcome the sandhill crane migration to the local wildlife refuge. This year, because of the coronavirus, the festival is moving online on Friday and Saturday, October 2-3. The festival starts with a trivia night at 7 p.m. on … Continue reading BirdFest & Bluegrass celebrates the sandhill crane migration October 2-3