There isn't anything much better than to be outdoors on a beautiful spring day. Even in urban areas with diverse populations, families enjoy fresh air, a stroll in a park and a chance to experience some family fun. The Winchester Dondero Cultural Center Children's Festival on April 20th was the perfect venue.
From ethnic dance troupes to wandering characters to a diverse selection of food trucks, this very hometown Vegas event attracted hundreds of people, allowing Red Rock Audubon the opportunity to reach out and educate the public. Doug Chang spoke about burrowing owls and our work at the Rainbow Owl Preserve. Nancy Chang demonstrated ways to help save birds from dangerous and deadly collisions with a home's windows. They both enjoyed making connections and forming new partnerships with other agencies and their volunteers.
Getting people excited about the birds in their own back yards and neighborhood parks is the gateway for Red Rock Audubon to further our mission to connect people with nature and foster a culture that cares about the environment. All of our members should consider volunteering at future events in our communities. After all, one might get lucky and meet an ent.