Dear Editor:

The Wings Over the Rockies Festival, which celebrated its 15th anniversary this May, provides participants with a week filled with birding and nature trips, walking, paddling, kayaking, animal observation, cycling, photography, and more.

Wings Over the Rockies is conducting an online survey to help plan for next years festival. If you are a past participant, please fill out this short survey at The survey ends on October 15th.

We also encourage those interested in Wings Over the Rockies Festival to attend our AGM in November/December. Watch for details in the local papers.

The festival is made possible only through the support of volunteers and hundreds of businesses, organizations and individuals who have donated funds, services and time. Weve had a very dedicated board and a very reliable core of volunteers, some who are retiring or moving on. Thank you all for your commitment.

Wings is now looking for volunteers for the positions of Secretary, Registration Coordinator and Silent Auction Coordinator. We also welcome anyone wishing to volunteer in any other capacity. If you are interested in volunteering or want to learn more about these positions, please contact me at 250-342-3457.

We look forward to having new individuals join us so we can continue to provide this traditional festival in our valley.

Nory Esteban

Volunteer Coordinator