Articles written by Carlene Hardt

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 By Carlene Hardt    News

The Glance

A pair of swans resting and eating were seen by many visitors at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, March 12. The solid black bill and the red "lipstick" marking... — Updated 3/31/2022

 By Carlene Hardt    News

Moose pair

A bull moose and mate flirt and graze at Ice Pond at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge last week. Their coats were so shiny and healthy looking. The bull's rack was impressive and... — Updated 10/14/2021

 By Carlene Hardt    News

A sure sign of summer

Contributed by / Cheney Free Press Last week, the lilacs were in full bloom at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge and it drew beautiful Swallowtail butterflies and bees in for... — Updated 6/3/2021

 By Carlene Hardt    News

Swan stretch at Turnbull

A Trumpeter swan stretching its beautiful wings at one of the ponds at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge over the weekend. Spring is a good time to see a variety of birds coming... — Updated 4/22/2021


Time to fly

An osprey that claimed one of the nesting platforms along the Columbia Plateau Trail near Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge takes flight last Friday. The osprey was apparently... — Updated 4/30/2020

 By Carlene Hardt    News

A delicate platform

Several Tundra and Trumpeter Swans are migrating north this month and some stopped in for a few days at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge. Some ice was left on Middle Pine Lake and... — Updated 3/28/2019

 By Carlene Hardt    News

Take out

The addition of a snow pack this month has led some animals to find new ways to get food. This moose was seen helping herself to some birdseed at a home just above Marshal in the... — Updated 2/21/2019

 By Carlene Hardt    News

Unexpected visitors

You never know what you are going to see at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge. A flock of Great Egrets (also known as the common egret, large egret, great white egret or great... — Updated 10/11/2018


Gone Fishing

The water level at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge's Middle Pine Lake is low and is subsequently proving attractive to a pair of blue herons. The birds are perching in trees and... — Updated 9/6/2018

 By Carlene Hardt    News

A delightful display at Turnbull

In spite of the chilly temperatures last Saturday morning, Feb. 10, nearly a dozen visitors to Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge were entertained and impressed by two pairs of... — Updated 2/15/2018

 By Carlene Hardt    News

Festival life

Visitor's to the Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge's annual Winterfest auto tour last Saturday were treated to a variety of wildlife including elk and swans near Cheever... — Updated 12/11/2015

 By Carlene Hardt    News

Winter’s frosty morning coat

Cheney is shown covered in frost on the morning of Jan. 22 in these photos snapped by photographer Carlene Hardt from the ADM plant downtown. Hardt said the temperature at the time... — Updated 1/31/2013

 By Carlene Hardt    News

Running to stomp out hunger

Cheney folks came out for some exercise Saturday, Oct. 13 to participate in the second annual Hunger Stomp 5k run. Participation fees and sponsorships went toward cash donations to... — Updated 10/21/2012


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