Mitlenach and Twin Islands
– This is a royal birding extravaganza! On Saturday June 11th, depart Cortes Bay on Misty Isles
at 10:30 and head to Mitlenatch Island. At this time of year, the wildflowers will be at their peak, the sea lions growling and territorial displays in full swing at the seabird colonies. Later in the afternoon voyage to Twin Islands
to spend the night in a lodge that is fit for royalty. In fact, Queen Elizabeth has stayed in this lodge twice.
On Sunday, check out the wetlands and orchards where forest birds will be in full nesting activity, learn about Twin Islands fascinating history and the off-grid systems that provide services to the island. After lunch board Misty Isles
for the trip back to Cortes Bay to take the shuttle to the Cortes Island Museum and then to the 5:50 ferry off of Cortes Island.
To register call the Museum 935-6340. Check http://cortesmuseum.com/special-events/misty-isles/
for more information.