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Wenatchee River Institute

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347 Division Street
Leavenworth, WA 98826 United States
509-548-0181 x4 www.wenatcheeriverinstitute.org

June 2022

Moths – Welcome to the Night

June 30 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm PDT
Wenatchee River Institute, 347 Division Street
Leavenworth, WA 98826 United States
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$25

Moths are so much more than those "boring" brown things you see in your closet, or those things that "fly in your hair"! They have dazzling patterns, fascinating life histories, and hold a diversity that puts butterflies to shame! And the best part - the show is happening in your backyard! Introducing yourself to moths means an introduction to the night and all the interactions that are hidden from us. David Droppers is here to introduce you to the moths… Continue Reading Moths – Welcome to the Night

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July 2022

Scouting for Butterflies

July 1 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm PDT
Wenatchee River Institute, 347 Division Street
Leavenworth, WA 98826 United States
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$46

Everyone loves butterflies, but how much do you really know about them? Are they all migratory? Aren't they in decline? How are they different than moths? Join David Droppers as we trek through the trails of Mountain Home Road in search of summer butterflies. Learn what makes each species unique, and how Lepidopterists study them. We will be using catch-and-release methods to observe them up close. Bring your camera! We will be walking on uneven ground and on single track… Continue Reading Scouting for Butterflies

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Traditional Basket Weaving Workshop

July 9 @ 10:00 am - July 10 @ 3:00 pm PDT
Wenatchee River Institute, 347 Division Street
Leavenworth, WA 98826 United States
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Basket weaving was and still is an important cultural tradition of the p'squosa people and other Native American tribes. Join Julie Edwards, Bernadine Phillips, and Brandon Finley for a Traditional Indigenous Basket Weaving Workshop. Bernadine is a p'squosa (Wenatchi) band member. Julie Edwards is p'squosa (Wenatchi, Nez Perce and Yakama. Brandon is from the Sinixt band. They all have been practicing basket weaving for many years. They are excited to share this traditional practice with you! Each day will be… Continue Reading Traditional Basket Weaving Workshop

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eBird Survey at WRI

July 13 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am UTC-7
Wenatchee River Institute, 347 Division Street
Leavenworth, WA 98826 United States
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Free

Join knowledgeable WRI staff on this birding survey around our campus! All skill levels welcome. This is a great opportunity to learn about eBird, the largest biodiversity-related community science project in the world, and utilize it to record our observations of local wild birds. We will conduct four 15-minute stationary bird counts for an hour of birding. Total walking distance is ½ mile, over a gravel path with two moderate hills. Come prepared for the weather and bring your binoculars… Continue Reading eBird Survey at WRI

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August 2022

eBird Survey at WRI

August 10 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am PDT
Wenatchee River Institute, 347 Division Street
Leavenworth, WA 98826 United States
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Free

Join knowledgeable WRI staff on this birding survey around our campus! All skill levels welcome. This is a great opportunity to learn about eBird, the largest biodiversity-related community science project in the world, and utilize it to record our observations of local wild birds. We will conduct four 15-minute stationary bird counts for an hour of birding. Total walking distance is ½ mile, over a gravel path with two moderate hills. Come prepared for the weather and bring your binoculars… Continue Reading eBird Survey at WRI

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