8th Annual Lake Tahoe Bird Festival

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 15, 2018 / comments

[Sarah Hockensmith, Tahoe Institute for Natural Science]

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — As part of the Wild Tahoe Weekend, the Tahoe Institute for Natural Science (TINS) in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) will host the 8th annual Lake Tahoe Bird Festival on Sunday, June 24, 2018. Located at Taylor Creek Visitor Center, just three miles north of South Lake Tahoe on Highway 89, residents and visitors are invited to attend this free family event from 10am until 3pm.

Be sure to join in on the fun as the event includes hourly guided bird walks along the Rainbow Trail in search of local birds of the Tahoe region. In addition, the bird festival will offer information and presentations on migratory birds, bird crafts and games, bird house building, demonstrations with live birds, a falconer, and much more. Residents and visitors are invited to attend this free family event!

Various local agencies will be participants of the Bird Festival including California State Parks, Nevada Department of Wildlife, Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care and much more. Food vendors will be present.

For more information, visit http://www.tinsweb.org/lake-tahoe-bird-festival.

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TINS is a member-supported nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of natural history, conservation, and ecosystem knowledge of the Tahoe region through science, education, and outreach. TINS has a long-term goal of bringing a world class interpretive nature center and educational facility to the Tahoe area.  For more information, visit www.tinsweb.org.