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September Wenatchee River Institute Events

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Birding by the River: Wednesday, September 13 from 8-9:30 a.m. Join WRI for Birding by the River happening the second Wednesday of every month. Join us for as many as you can. You'll walk around the WRI campus with knowledgeable WRI staff. All birding experience levels are welcome. Need binoculars? We have loaners.

Red Barn Event: Inspiring Community-driven Conservation Thursday, September 14 from 7-8 p.m. Join WRI and Trust For Public Land for the first Red Barn Event of the 2023-2024 season. Learn about the Upper Wenatchee Community Lands Plan, which aims to add 35,000 acres of publicly owned land, reduce wildfire risk, and increase access to trails.

Cascades Track & Sign Evaluation with David Moskowitz: Saturday, September 16 and 17. Spend two full days in the greater Leavenworth area, with professional wildlife tracker, naturalist, educator and author, David Moskowitz. This class is a wildlife track and sign evaluation through CyberTracker North America. This class is an excellent way to learn, with the chance to achieve a certificate.

Red Barn Event: Fall Color Hikes with Tami Asars Friday, September 22 from 7-8 p.m. Join WRI and A Book for All Seasons  to welcome writer and nature photographer, Tami Asars. She will walk us through some of her favorite autumn hikes and colorful scenic drives from her latest book, Fall Color Hikes: Washington.

Bilingual Salmon Spawning Tour: Saturday, September 23 from 8:30–2 p.m. Join WRI and Chelan-Douglas Land Trust, and Cascade Fisheries on this driving tour to observe and learn about the last stages of a salmon's life. Education for this event will be bilingual in English and Spanish. Learn about the amazing world of fish and how fish need our help.

Hawk Watching with WRI: Sunday, September 24 at 8-3 p.m. Join WRI for a birding trip to Sugarloaf Peak. Late September is a great time to observe migration of all types of birds, particularly hawks and other raptors. You’ll learn about these fascinating birds and their migration from two local birders.

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