FRIENDS OF STILLWATER is a 501(c)(3) Nevada non- profit group working to increase awareness, appreciation and conservation of the Lahontan Valley wetlands and similar natural resource areas. Friends of Stillwater welcomes anyone who wishes to volunteer with our programs and projects. We assist in habitat and wildlife projects, community outreach, education programs, special events, fundraising and advocacy.
Spring Wings Bird Festival is an annual celebration (in the month of May) of shorebird and waterfowl migration through the Lahontan Valley. Our mission is to encourage growth of this educational event, promote interest in and awareness of the Lahontan Valley wetlands in recognition of International Migratory Bird Day.
The Lahontan Valley Wetlandsare recognized as a site of international importance by the Western Hemispheric Shorebird Reserve Network, a ‘Globally Important Bird Area’ by the American Bird Conservancy, and an ‘Important Bird Area’ by the Audubon Society.
The Spring Wings Festival introduces the connection between all aspects of the Lahontan Valley: habitat, wildlife, history, humans, and how the community works together to protect and preserve natural resources.
Take Partin the festival – go on an expertly guided tour, visit the fascinating exhibits, see special talks and demonstrations, discover nature through hands-on activities, or volunteer.
Visit the Festival website at: www.springwings.org