September 10, 2011
Wild birds, along with one domestic goose hen, flock to Joanna Lanning, aviary caretaker, at meal time.
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WALLA WALLA — The City Council tonight will vote on whether to spend $42,758 to design a new Pioneer Park Aviary.
On Monday, the department will present a plan to repair and improve the facility.
WALLA WALLA - The Pioneer Park Aviary could get a $850,000 renovation, due in part to the enormous support the public has shown this year in fundraising efforts.To date, approximately $70,000 of the $110,000 has been raised to keep the aviary running thro
Cold weather hardly phases the chirping and clucking birds at the Pioneer Park Aviary. Even the naked-necked turken chickens take below freezing temperatures in stride, without a scarf."The birds acclimate to the cold," a smiling Joanna Lanning said. "We