Bird Walk, Willow Springs Preserve
April 17 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 amFree
Join the Deschutes Land Trust, Kara Jakse, and Coleen Pidgeon for a bird walk at Willow Springs Preserve. Search for dippers and other water birds along Whychus Creek and warblers working the willows. Then, watch for woodpeckers in the Preserve’s cottonwood and aspen stands and raptors soaring in the meadow. Beginning and intermediate birders welcome! Registration is required and opens 1 month prior to the event.
Hike Rating: This is a moderate 1-2 mile hike on old roads and through grassy meadows.
Route: This hike will start at the Willow Springs Preserve entrance and follow dirt access roads. We will also venture off-trail into the meadow. Terrain will be uneven at times.
Elevation gain/loss: There is very little elevation gain/loss on this hike.
What to Bring: Binoculars (if you have them), snacks, water, long pants, closed toe shoes. Dress for the weather.