April 2, 2024

April Malheur Lake Update

 Just to give you an estimate of how far the water is to reach the Narrows on 205 is about 0.53 of a mile!!! At the moment the lake is being occupied by our early arrivals such as Northern Pintail as well as over 1,500 swans! We are also seeing a variety of ducks moving through, from Mallards, Northern shoveler and American Wigeon. Oh, and you can’t forget the snow geese!

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Artist in Residence; A Reflection

For two enriching weeks, I had the privilege of serving as the Friends of Malheur NWR 2024 Artist in Residence, teaching the eager children of Harney County how to create art that celebrated birds. Student artwork will be displayed in town during the annual Bird Festival.

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President’s Note; April

In the Harney Basin a single word serves aptly to describe April – “arrivals.” Let’s invest a moment to explore all that is about to come together.

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