Conservation Fair set for Saturday

— The 21st annual Ferry County Conservation Fair is planned for 10 a.m. Saturday at the Ferry County Fairgrounds, 14 Lawson Way.

The three-hour event includes activities and educational workshops for people of all ages and includes a 4-H petting zoo, carousel rides, plant sale, questions and answer session with master gardeners, Tech Wizards robotics and digital media, noxious weed control and various other vendors.

Other events include:

-A live demonstration of how local contractors use special equipment such as chippers, portable saw mills, log splitters and brush hogs to treat natural resources including forestry related issue.

-Birdhouse building (while supplies last) courtesy of Curlew Job Corps.

-Instragram workshop and photo contest hosted by the Republic Chamber of Commerce

-A presentation by Ferry County Solid Waste division on composting

The event is part of Ferry County Pride Month, which was deemed by county commissioners as a time to celebrate the county’s natural resources.


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