Museum Field Trip: Bird Watching at the Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve

June 15, 2013 from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Wake up with the birds and enjoy a leisurely breakfast viewing of the Washington County Museum exhibit “Put a Bird on It:  The Nature Photography of William L. Finley”  then caravan to Jackson Bottom Wetlands for a special morning bird walk especially for
museum guests!

jbwbbirdOver 150 species of birds are sighted annually at Jackson Bottom, including nesting Bald Eagles, Great Blue Herons, and thousands of Tundra Swans and Northern Pintails, making Jackson Bottom a haven for bird lovers.

Museum doors open at 7:30 a.m. for a private showing of the Finley exhibit while you enjoy a light continental breakfast.  At 8:45 a.m. we will caravan the one and a half miles to Jackson Bottom Wetlands for a two hour special guided walking tour of Heron nesting sites.  Driving directions will be provided the day of the tour.

This special event is open to 20 adult guests. Reservations required by June 11.
The cost is $15.00 per person for non members, $10.00 per person for members.

Please note: The walking trails are not wheelchair or walker accessible, dress for the weather event goes on rain or shine. 



Register by phone: 503.645.5353
(Ask for Marcia Hale)