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Grays Harbor Shorebird and Nature Festival

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Registration
Pre-registration is recommended for fee events and must be postmarked by April 24. A registration table will be open for check-in Friday from 7am to 3pm at the Grays Harbor NWR Office on Airport Way, and then from 4pm to 7pm at Festival Headquarters. Registration continues at Festival Headquarters Saturday from 7:30am to 5pm, and Sunday from 7:30am to 4:30pm.

Location
On Friday, until 3pm, registration and events are located at the Grays Harbor NWR office on Airport Way. On Friday (after 4pm), and all day Saturday, and Sunday events start or are located at the Festival Headquarters, Hoquiam High School in Hoquiam.

Meals
Lunch items will be for sale at the Festival Headquarters on Saturday. Field trip participants may order box lunches using the registration form. A banquet will be held at The Elks in Hoquiam on Saturday evening; seating is limited and reservations are required by April 30.

Lodging
Festival participants may make lodging arrangements directly with area providers. For lodging information call: Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. 800.321.1924 . For lodging at the beaches call Ocean Shores Chamber of Commerce 800.76BEACH or Westport-Grayland Chamber of Commerce at 800.345.6223.

Weather - Clothing
Western Washington weather is unpredictable at this time of year. Plan for wet and cool. Layers, raingear, and boots are recommended. The trail at Grays Harbor NWR is a hard surface and does not require special footwear.

Special Accomodations
For those needing special accommodations, please contact Committee Member Sheila McCartan at (360) 753-9467. The Sandpiper Trail at Grays Harbor NWR is fully accessible and is approximately 1 mile long.

Registration Form(for events with a fee)

  • Pre-registration must be postmarked by April 24th. Reservations will be filled in the order in which payment is received. Registration will be taken at the time of the event as space permits. Registrations received by April 28th will be confirmed by e-mail or phone.
  • Prices are per person, per event. There is no registration fee other than the fee for each event.

The 2016 registration form can be downloaded here (63 kb .pdf file). To view this file, you will need to download the Adobe Acrobat reader if you don't already have it.

If you have trouble opening the registration form file above, print the following form instead. Fill it out completely, and mail with registration fees to:
 
     Registrar, GH Shorebird Festival
     PO Box 2165
     Ocean Shores, WA 98569
 
Make checks payable to:
 
     Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival
 
 
Your Name: _________________________
 
Address: ____________________________
 
____________________________________
 
Phone: ______________________________
 
Total Fees Enclosed: __________________

Check your selections below.

Friday – May 6
__ Field Trip, Tokeland/Grayland/Westport (8am–4pm)........................$45
__ Field Trip, Ocean Shores (8:30am–3:30pm) .........................................$35
__ Keynote Speaker and Dessert Reception, (6:45pm–9pm)................... $15

NOTE: Friday Field Trips leave from Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge Office, 100 Airport Way, in Hoquiam. The keynote will be held at Hoquiam High School. See Maps for more detail.

Saturday – May 7

__ Field Trip, Huynisisoos (formerly Point Grenville) (9am–3pm)....... $40
__ Field Trip, Ocean Shores (9:30am–4pm)................................................$35
__ Lecture, Shorebird Id. Basics (12 noon - 1pm)....................................... $10
__ Field Trip, Shorebirds for Beginners 1:30pm - 4pm)............................ $15
__ Annual Dinner and Speaker (5:30pm–9pm)......................................... $25
        Banquet reservations must by received by April 30
        Please select meal choice:__ vegetarian __chicken
____beef

NOTE: All Saturday events leave from or are held at Hoquiam High School.
Go to Maps for directions.

Sunday – May 8

__ Field Trip, Birds, Beaks, and Bugs (8:30am– 1pm)............................. $25
__ Field Trip, Westport (9am– 4:30pm)..................................................... $35
__ Lecture, The Turkey Vulture (1pm–2pm)..............................................$10

NOTE: All Saturday events leave from or are held at Hoquiam High School.
Go to Maps for directions.

Boxed Lunches
__ Box Lunch for Friday
...................................................................$8
        Name of field trip_____________________________
        __ vegetarian __turkey __ham

__ Box Lunch for Saturday ...............................................................$8
        Name of field trip_____________________________
        __ vegetarian __turkey __ham

__ Box Lunch for Sunday...................................................................$8
        Name of field trip_____________________________
        __ vegetarian __turkey __ham

Registration Questions?
Call or e-mail:
360.289.5048
dlmoor2@coastaccess.com
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If you have questions about the Shorebird and Nature Festival,
call (360) 289-5048.

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Grays Harbor Shorebird and Nature Festival
P.O. Box 470
Montesano, WA 98563

Page last updated March 15, 2016