The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service hosts and supports a number of nature-based events and volunteer opportunities throughout the Pacific Northwest, Hawaii, and the Pacific Islands. Browse the events below or refine your search by selecting a state in the menu to the left.
14th Annual Leavenworth Spring BirdFest!May 19, 2016
Join us for the 14th Annual Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest and discover the natural beauty of north central Washington! Enjoy educational and recreational activities focusing on birds, wildlife, and their environments and learn about conservation issues affecting our area.
2016 Mountain Bird FestivalMay 20, 2016
The award winning Mountain Bird Festival celebrates the natural wonders of southern Oregon and northern California. The 2016 Mountain Bird Festival will be held in Ashland, Oregon from May 20, 21, and 22. Registration for the Festival will be available on the Klamath Bird Observatory website at www.klamathbird.org. The Mountain Bird Festival offers guided bird walks, a keynote presentation, fine art galleries, local wine, microbrew and food vendors, and a feel-good community atmosphere.
Tualatin River Bird FestivalMay 21, 2016
Join us for the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge's 20th Annual Tualatin River Bird Festival. This FREE event will provide family-friendly activities to celebrating wildlife and wild places. Come out and see the live bird show from ourt partners at the Audubon of Portland. You may even paint your own decoy with Ducks Unlimited.
Kids Fishing Day at Winthrop NFHJune 11, 2016
Winthrop National Fish Hatchery hosts a Kids Fishing Day the second Saturday in June.
Oregon WaterFowl FestivalJune 11, 2016
Over the years, the Oregon Waterfowl Festival Association and its partners have contributed funds dedicated to conservation work on the Lower Columbia River Esturary, Sauvie Island, and Summer Lake. This festival draws public interest in waterfowl and the coastal estuaries that provide necessary habitat for their fall/winter migration. We invite you to join us at the Oregon Waterfowl Festival, and celebrate waterfowl and waterfowl hunting in the Pacific Flyway.
Carson NFH Kid's Free Fishing DaySept. 10, 2016
Connect with nature and your kids at Carson National Fish Hatchery's Free Fishing Day. Learn skills from our experienced staff and keep your catch! Free and open to the public!
25th Annual Wenatchee River Salmon FestivalSeptember 16-18, 2016
The Wenatchee River Salmon Festival is a three-day natural resource education event held each fall to celebrate the return of the salmon to the Wenatchee River. The Festival is held on the grounds of the Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery, located at the mouth of the scenic Icicle Canyon near Leavenworth, Washington.
BirdFest & Bluegrass CelebrationOctober 1-2, 2016
Join the Friends of Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge and the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge Staff as we celebrate the coming of fall and the wildlife that make the Refuge their home. This, the 17th annual BirdFest & Bluegrass, is an opportunity to enjoy the sights and sounds of fall migration and to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.
The purpose of conservation: The greatest good to the greatest number of people for the longest time.
~ Gifford Pinchot