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Upcoming Events 

May 5, 2018 - Beginning Bird Watching Class #1; EE Classroom; 9:00am

May 12, 2018 - MayFest Celebration Downtown Cheney; 10:00 - 4:00 pm and FFF Festival at Refuge; 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

June 2, 2018 - Beginning Bird Watching Class #1; EE Classroom; 9:00am

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Friends of Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge

Mission: The Friends of Turnbull (FOT) is a nonprofit organization that supports the mandate of the refuge to protect and enhance wildlife and their habitats through education, research, habitat preservation and restoration.

Board of Directors: The Board of Directors for FOT consists of 10 members. Each position on the Board is exclusively on a voluntary basis and individual terms last for three years. The Board meets on a monthly basis, typically the third Thursday of each month at 5pm. Board meetings are held in the Wren Pierson Community Center in Cheney. If you are interested in speaking with the Board at a meeting or would like to present a discussion to the Board, please contact the President to be scheduled on the monthly meeting agenda. The Board is always looking for interested volunteers for events and activities. If you are interested in serving on the Board, please contact one of the Board members listed below.

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Phone: (509) 294-3642

Acting President: Lorna Kropp
Treasurer: Molly Zammit

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Activities Committee: Lorna Kropp
Public Awareness Chair:
Membership Chair: Open
Webmaster: Lorna Kropp
Fund Raising/Auction Chair: Open
Past President/Newsletter Editor: Joanne H. Powell
Board Members: John Barber, Nancy Curry, Joyce Alonso, Priscilla Bowen,
Nature Store Coordinator/: Priscilla Bowen

Friends replace View Scopes at Pine Lake

New Glass Eye Viewing Scopes were purchased to replace the orginal ones purchased in 2000.