The festival is open to the public and offers free entrance to the Refuge and free events to families and individuals of all ages. The Refuge is located 4.2 miles south of Cheney off Cheney-Plaza Road. Enjoy spring by experiencing and learning about the exceptional wildlife, habitats, and geology of the unique Channeled Scablands landscape, including Aquatics Invertebrates, bird and plant walkd, bird banding, fire demonstration, live raptors, photography walk, a Refuge Management tour and an Ice Age Floods Institute geology tour. Some activities require reservations. Go to www.fws.gov/refuge/Turnbull or call Turnbull NWR at 509.235.4723 for more information and for events requiring a reservation.
MayFest activities in Cheney include booths and displays: CWMA -Weed Management, Ducks Unlimited, EWU synamncut, EWU Biology Department, Friends of Turnbull, IAFICheney-Spokane Chapter and West Plains Beekeepers, to name a few.
Enjoy a wonderful spring day outdoors in the remarkable environment whether in Cheney (Gateway to the Channeled Scablands) or at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge.