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Great Article On Swifts

Check out this great article in the Herald of Everett on our Vauxies! Creative Plans to Help Vaux’s Swifts

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Swift Night Out 2014 Is Coming: Sat, Sept 13th!

Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 13, so you don’t miss the return of the Vaux’s (pronounced “voxes”) Swifts to the Wagner Center chimney in Monroe as they migrate south for the winter. Celebrate the arrival of one of the … Continue reading

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Did you know the kids of Monroe are into swifts?

This past year, the students in two elementary schools in Monroe School District, Frank Wagner and Fryelands Elementary, learned about the Vaux’s swifts, their habitat and the unique role Frank Wagner’s chimney plays in providing an important roosting site. Teachers … Continue reading

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April Means the Swifts are Coming Soon!

It is April and that means the Vaux’s Swifts are migrating north and will arrive mid-to-late April at the Frank Wagner Center (formerly Frank Wagner Elementary School) chimney in Monroe, Washington to roost while on their northbound journey to the … Continue reading

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To get a sense of the trends

Here’s a graphic done by Dr. Swift on total Northbound migrations from 2008 to 2012 for both Frank Wagner and Selleck. Wagner-Sellect-Total-2008-2012

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Swift Night Out is over.. but the swifts are still coming

We celebrated “Monroe Swift Night Out” last weekend and had a fabulous time!   The spaghetti feed was delicious, the weather was superb, the booths were interesting, the talk was great. And to top it off, the swift aerial show was … Continue reading

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That’s how many little swifties came in for a sleep-over last night (Thursday) at Frank Wagner.   We should have a great show on Saturday!

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Weather should be great for Swift Night Out

What lovely fall weather we are having this week! This saturday’s forecast is for clear skies and low 70s.  This should be PERFECT weather for a great Vaux Swift show at the “Swift Night Out”! Come join us, and don’t … Continue reading

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Docents Needed for Swift Night Out and Beyond!

We are gearing up for a month of swift action at Frank Wagner Center in Monroe, and need some more volunteers to help by being Docents and/or Counters. We need help for Swifts Night Out on Saturday, September 15,th and … Continue reading

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Swift Night Out is just around the corner!

Mark your calendars for Saturday, Sept 15th- Swift Night Out. It will be a fun-filled and awe-inspiring night of watching the little guys do their acrobatics. See you then!

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