A free, all-day event to educate and inspire people to welcome wildlife - such as birds and butterflies - into their backyards, gardens and communities

14th Annual Backyard Wildlife Festival
Saturday, May 10th, 2014
9:00am to 3:00pm
Tukwila Community Center


Join us as we celebrate wildlife, nature and gardening at the 14th Annual Backyard Wildlife Festival! This event features presentation from local experts including Ciscoe Morris and Marianne Binetti, along with a variety of educational exhibitors, arts & craft vendors and native plant sales.

Don’t leave the kids at home…there is plenty to keep the entire family entertained at this event – so make sure you check out the Kids Garden Party area. One popular highlight of the festival is a guided bird tour which meanders along the Duwamish River – where bird sightings are numerous.




2014 Event Day Schedule


9:00am - 3:00pm - Arts and Crafts Marketplace, Educational Exhibitor Booths and Native Plant Sales


9:30am - 3:00pm – Kids Garden Party


9:30am – Guided Bird Tour along the Duwamish River


10:30am – Marianne Binetti - Bird Brain Ideas – Myths and Facts about attracting Birds to your garden


11:30am – Jessi Bloom - Sustainable Gardening and Techniques


12:00pm - Bubbleman Show


12:30pm – Marianne Binetti - Gardening with Wild Life – how to grow with deer, moles, raccoons and other wild critters sharing your garden


1:30pm – Ciscoe Morris - Plants for Everyone: Plants that you, birds and other critters can't resist