Celebrate their return and discover why nearly

35,000 sandhill cranes choose Othello...

March 8, 2019

Join birder and naturalist Charles E. Swift a bird walk from the High School over to the nearby Kiwanis Park.  The walk is an opportunity to watch urban wildl...

March 5, 2019

LEFT OUT OF THE BROCHURE, consider this tour on Sunday, March 24, 2019 - Departs from the High School

8:15 am to 4:00 pm.  - $32 

Lloyd Stoess and Ken Lac...

February 1, 2019

The 2019 Registration is now open.  Click this link for the "2019 Brochure" and to register click this link "Online Registration".

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Supporting Partners
  • Adams County Economic Development

  • Central Basin Audubon Society

  • City of Othello 

  • CliftonLarsonAllen

  • Columbia Bank

  • Columbia Basin Health Association

  • Columbia Basin Project, US Bureau of Reclamation

  • Columbia National Wildlife Refuge, USF&W

  • Grant County Conservation District 

  • Greater Othello Chamber of Commerce

  • International Crane Foundation

  • Mid-Columbia River National Wildlife Refuge Complex

  • Othello School District

  • Othello Community Schools

  • Othello Museum

  • OVW Design

  • Reichert's Showhouse

  • Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife

  • The Old Hotel Art Gallery

  • Top Birding Tours

  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service



Contributing Partners

Ace Hardware

Adams County Development Council

Basin Insurance

Caring Neighbors

Big Bend Electric

Columbia Basin Health Association

Central Basin Audubon


Columbia Bank

Columbia Cold Storage

Eppich Grain

Free Range Cycle

Jane and Pirie Grant

Irrigation Specialist

Janet and Don Larson

Lawrence Oil Company Inc.

McCain Foods

Friends of Mid-Columbia River Wildlife Refuges


The Othello Outlook

ProGene LLC

Roger Krug

J.R. Simplot Co

Sterling Savings Bank

Stevens Funeral Chapel

Thank You

To our dedicated volunteers, board members, sponsors, and speakers who
make the Othello Sandhill Crane Festival possible.


If you are interested in volunteering, speaking or sponsoring, please don't hesitate to contact us.


We'd love to hear from you

1 (509) 989-5606

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