Outdoors calendar

Port Susan Snow Goose Festival: Feb. 25 and 26, www.snowgoosefest.org. Festival guides needed, 360-387-7024.

B.I.K.E.S.: A 10 a.m. Feb. 26 McCollum Park to Third Place Books ride, 30 miles. 425-754-7916.

Chilly Hilly: Cascade Bicycle Club’s 34th annual fundraising ride around Bainbridge Island, 33 miles, 8 a.m. Feb. 26, $22 and $17; 206-522-3222, www.cascade.org.

B.I.K.E.S.: Monday afternoon rides, 10 to 34 miles, 2:45 p.m. Feb. 27. 360-668-9554.

Pilchuck Audubon: An 8 a.m. Feb. 28 C-Post Road/Fortson Ponds/Stilly trip, 360-435-3750, 360-563-0181.

McClinchy Mile Ride: Three loops, 27 to 47 miles, March 11 at Arlington Post Middle School, $17 advance, $20 day of ride. www.bikesclub.org, www.active.com.

Eastern Washington Family Forest Expo: Forestry and natural resource experts will conduct classes and demonstrations on eastside wildlife, forest health, fire risk and other how-to instruction and advice on simple stewardship practices, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 11, $40 per family, Green River Community College, 12401 SE 320th St., Auburn; 206-205-3132.

Northwest Birding Festival: March 24 through 26, Blaine and Birch Bay, www.washingtonbrant.org/events.

Adopt-A-Stream: Low-cost classes on various topics. Registration required. All workshops held at the Northwest Stream Center, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. To register, call 425-316-8592.

Cascade Crags, 2820 Rucker Ave., Everett, 425-258-3431, www.cascadecrags.com.

* Kids climbing: An ongoing youth climbing program at 6 p.m. Thursdays and 2 p.m. Saturdays for children and teenagers 8-19. $10 members, $25 nonmembers.

North Cascades Institute: Winter birding seminars led by experienced naturalists, 810 Highway 20, Sedro-Woolley; 360-856-5700, ext. 366, www.ncascades.org.

* Seeking volunteers to restore native plants in North Cascade from March through July, 18 and older only, application required.

* “Girls on Ice,” a 10-day leadership program for girls ages 15 through 19 combining leadership, mountaineering and science, Aug. 6 through 15. Deadline March 15.

REI: Alderwood mall, 3000 184th St. SW, Lynnwood; 425-640-6200, www.rei.com.

* Preparation for Mount Rainier guides and routes, 7 p.m. March 8.

* GPS 201, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 11, dress for weather, $45.

* Triathlon training and schedule, 7 p.m. March 22.

Wolf Camp Cooperative: Saturday workshops at various locations, Sunday workshops at Wolf Camp, located on Woods Lake, near Monroe. All workshops from 1 to 4 p.m. Registration required. Suggested donation is $20 each workshop, $15 per additional family member. 360-799-1997, www.wolfcamp.com.

Adventure Cycling Association: Various rides offered. 800-755-2453, www.adventurecycling.org/e23.

Backcountry Bicycle Trails Club: Ride Line, 206-283-2995.

Backcountry Horsemen (Traildusters): Activities for trail-riding horse lovers. Meets the first Tuesday of each month at the Flying Pig Restaurant, 2929 Colby Ave., Everett. 360-793-0380. dfletche@gte.net. www.bchw.org.

B.I.K.E.S.: A bicycling club with rides throughout the year for all skill and age levels. Meets second Thursdays of Sept. through May; www.bikesclub.org.

Cascade Bicycle Club: A Seattle-based club that features a variety of ride levels, distances and locations. 206-522-2453.

Cascade Orienteering Club: Beginning instruction in navigating through the woods and events for all levels. 206-783-3866. www.cascadeoc.org.

Everett Mountaineers: Activities include hiking, backpacking, climbing, scrambling, skiing, first aid, singles outings and kayaking. Meets at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month, at the First Congregational Church, 2624 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. 425-385-3660, www.everettmountaineers.org.

Everett Rowing: A group for new and experienced rowers, featuring coaching, classes, competition, open rows, sweep and sculling. Everett Parks and Recreation, 425-257-8300.

North Sound Sea Kayaking Association: Activities range from saltwater outings to kayaking classes. Meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at Walter E. Hall Golf Course meeting room in Everett. 425-423-0883. nsseakayaker.homestead.com.

Northwest Quad Association: Bimonthly meetings and rides for ATV enthusiasts. Les Leonard, 425-424-3451, www.northwestquad.org, info@northwestquad.org.

Pilchuck Audubon: Birding trips and education. Meets at 7 p.m. the second Friday of each month at Cascade Crags, 2820 Rucker Ave., Everett. 425-252-0926.

Snohomish County Mycological Society: Activities include educational events, field trips, shows and classes. Meets 7:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at Baker Heights Community Center, 14th and Poplar streets, Everett. Tom Davidson, 425-337-5077.

Sound Steppers Volkssport Club: Walking club meets the first Thursday of the month at the Lynnwood Senior Center. 425-397-7301.

Washington Bass Association: Meets at 7:30 p.m. first Wednesday of each month at Meadowdale Community Center, 6801 N. Meadowdale Road, Lynnwood.

Washington Ski Touring Club: Offers trips, classes and volunteer opportunities for cross-country, telemark and backcountry skiers. Meets 7 p.m. first Thursday of Nov. through April. New membership orientation begins at 6:30 p.m. prior to meeting. REI, 222 Yale Ave. N., Seattle; 206-784-8741, www.wstc.org.

Washington State Snowmobile Association: Regional clubs promote safety, legislation, activities and access. 800-783-9772.

To enter an item in the Outdoors calendar, write to “Outdoors Calendar,” the Herald, P.O. Box 930, Everett, WA 98206, e-mail features@heraldnet.com, or fax 425-339-3469. For information, call Tanya Sampson at 425-339-3479.

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