Sandhill Crane Festival set for next month

— The 17th Annual Sandhill Crane Festival will take place March 28-30,and include more than 30 lectures on everything from birding to wolves.

Sandhill crane, burrowing owl, ground squirrel, Palouse Falls and several other tours will be offered.

A banquet Saturday will feature a silent auction and keynote speaker, Noah Strycker, author of "The Thing with Feathers" and "Among Penguins."

Strycker will present “Bird World: Insights for Humans from the Amazing Lives of Birds.”

Featured guest speakers also include authors of "Must-See Birds of the Pacific

Northwest" Max Smith and Sarah Swanson.

For more on the festival, click here.

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