The Mt. Hood Museum will host the Hawk Migration Festival at the museum in Government Camp. The Mt. Hood Cultural Center & Museum hosts the second annual event in partnership with Hawkwatch International, the U.S. Forest Service, and the Audubon Society of Portland. The family-friendly event includes live raptors, vendor booths, and educational programs and activities.
Participants can travel to Bonney Butte, where Hawkwatch International counts and bands raptors during the fall migration. HawkWatch International is a non-profit organization that works to protect raptors and our shared environment through scientific research and public education. For more information about this free event, visit www.hawkwatch.org.
The Mt. Hood Museum preserves and showcases the rich history of Mount Hood through interpretive exhibits and educational programming. The museum features six galleries that highlight the history of the mountain's early exploration, winter sports, settlement and natural history.
The museum in the center of Government Camp, the Mt. Hood Information Center and the Museum Gift Shop are open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The museum is closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.
For more information, contact Janet Paulson at 503-970-3810.
More info at the Mt. Hood Museum's web site:www.mthoodmuseum.org/schedule.html