Visit with Raptors: September 16, 2017Eighth Annual Chelan Ridge Hawk Migration Festival Join the Chelan/Entiat Ranger District, North Central Washington Audubon Society and HawkWatchInternational this fall for the eighth annual Chelan Ridge Hawk Migration Festival! This free family eventcombines educational activities in Pateros with a field trips to the Wells Wildlife Area and Chelan Ridge HawkWatch site. On Friday the 15th, there is a raptor ID and migration workshop at the local Fire Hall with Dr. Dave Oleyar from HawkWatch International. This all happens in Pateros, Washington on the weekend of September 16th. Register in advance for the field trips and workshop at ncwaudubon.org., or visit the exhibits at Pateros any time during that Saturday. This festival is scheduled to coincide with the peak of southbound migration of raptors at Chelan Ridge — the best place in Washington to view fall migrating raptors. Past festivals have brought several hundred people to see hawks up close, enjoy Memorial Park, and spend the day learning all about raptors. So please join us for the 2017 festival! To sign up for any of the activities or to learn more about the festival please visit our website: ncwaudubon.org.