Nesting Grebes at Lake Almanor. The annual festival is Aug. 5-6. Photo by Liz Ramsey Photography

Annual Grebe Festival is set for Aug. 5-6

The 2023 Grebe Festival is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 5-6 at the Olsen Barn Meadow in Chester. Join the Plumas Audubon Society and other partner organizations to celebrate these aquatic diving birds. There will be a presentation about grebes, birding tours, kayak and pontoon boat tours on Lake Almanor, kids activities, a silent auction and more. This is a free event open to all ages, though there are fees for some tours.

Visit for a schedule of tours and to register (limited space).

Plumas Audubon is also seeking event sponsors, volunteers, and donations for the silent auction. Contact Elizabeth Ramsey at (530) 616-8670 or if you are interested or for more information.