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Friends Virtual Gathering

August 17 @ 4:00 pm - August 22 @ 8:30 pm



The Friends of Malheur NWR’s annual gathering is going virtual! As part of our Harney@Home campaign and in celebration of Malheur NWR we are bringing you a full week of events designed to engage and entertain you, our Friends!

And the line up is…

Monday 8/17
4:00 PM – Friends Happy Hour & Refuge Update

Tuesday 8/18
4:00 PM – Trumpeter Swan Presentation w/ Gary Ivey (See: The Trumpeter Swan Society)
8:00 PM – Portland Audubon‘s Star Party

Wednesday 8/19
1:00 PM – Principles & Pitfalls of Birding w/ Kenn Kaufman
7:00 PM – A Very Birdy Concert w/ Stephan Nance Music

Thursday 8/20
4:00 PM – Sandhill Cranes Presentation w/ Gary Ivey (See: International Crane Foundation)
7:00 PM – Birding Malheur & Beyond Presentation w/ Dan Streiffert
Hosted by East Cascades Audubon Society

Friday 8/21
1:00 PM – Shorebird ID w/ Kenn Kaufman
7:00 PM – Malheur Trivia w/ Janelle & Teresa ‘Bird’ Wicks

Saturday 8/22
7:00 PM – Friends Auction!
Items have been generously donated by:
Worthy Brewing, Wildbirds Unlimited (Bend, OR), The Frenchglen Hotel & Drovers’ Inn, The narrows restaurant and RV park, Oard’s Gallery, Portland Audubon, Crane’s Nest Nature Store, Artist Kathy Bowman, FOMR Board Members, & More to come!

All events will be held over Zoom and are FREE but donations to support the Friends of Malheur NWR are strongly encouraged and deeply appreciated.


August 17 @ 4:00 pm
August 22 @ 8:30 pm


Friends of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge
(541) 493-2612