Come join the Washington Department of Fish and Game (WDFW) on May 30 and 31 to celebrate the 13th annual Sturgeon Festival in Vancouver, Washington. The event is free and will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at the Water Resources Education Center on SE Columbia Way.
The City of Vancouver is hosting the event with help from WDFW. WDFW says the event is a popular one and includes entertaining and educational activities for all ages like the Wild on Wildlife bird presentation, puppet shows, Portland Audubon Birds of Prey, the Creature Feature Reptile Zoo, and Chinook Tribal Lore.
The work of young, local photographers will be on display during the event, and will be recognized at 1 p.m. on May 30 for photos pertaining to the Columbia River ecosystem.
Youth and adults alike will also have opportunities to learn about boat safety, aquatic invasive species prevention, and salmon and sturgeon anatomy. Discussions concerning the environment and careers in the field will also be facilitated during the event.
For more information, visit the WDFW web site.