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Join us for our 24th annual celebration of the migration through San Francisco Bay of more than 1 million shorebirds and hundreds of thousands of ducks, geese, hawks and other wildlife at the peak of migration. February 7-9, 2020

Besides signing and sharing our petition, you can help is underwrite the Flyway Festival and our “Preserve the Preserve” campaign when you make a donation (PayPal.me/mareislandheritage) so that both the Flyway Festival and the Preserve as they have been up until now, will be, Forever Free!

Will you join us this year as a Flyway Festival exhibitor whether you are a vendor or a non-profit organization or agency? Will you support the Flyway Festival with your donations of cash and auction/raffle items? Will you tell your friends, co-workers and family about the Flyway Festival? Will you volunteer?

Call/text or email me 707-249-9633 [myrnahayes@mac.com] with questions and suggestions. Whatever way you can, please help us ensure our 25th Annual Flyway Festival is a great event. We are most grateful.


Myrna Hayes

Festival Director and Co-founder

Mare Island Heritage Trust





Please make your donation to the Flyway Festival payable to:

Mare Island

Heritage Trust

816 Branciforte St.

Vallejo, CA 94590

Donate online  or give at the Flyway Festival Wildlife Expo

Photos: Upper, Old Sperry Mill, background, Myrna Hayes, above right lightning rod at Building A-167, Myrna Hayes, American kestrel, Bill George, palm sisters, Myrna Hayes, Sparrow in olive, Bill George, all, Mare Island Preserve.

Photo above, Myrna Hayes, Festival Director and Co-founder with Nitro, Robyn Agee

Do not be dismayed by the brokenness of the world. All things break. And all things can be mended. Not with time, as they

say, but with


So, go. Love intentionally, extravagantly, unconditionally.

The broken world

waits in darkness

for the light that

is you.

L. R. Knost



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