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City Council Votes to Close Aviary, Plans for Future

February 27, 2014

The Pioneer Park Aviary, which has teemed with a wide variety of avian wildlife for years, may soon find its enclosures empty after Walla Walla City Council voted to close it two weeks ago. A motion...

Supporters Remain Determined to Keep Aviary Open

Supporters Remain Determined to Keep Aviary Open
February 27, 2014

With the possibility of the Pioneer Park Aviary closing in the coming year due to lack of funds, its longtime volunteers and supporters remain adamant that it should stay in operation. Since the...

Aviary Saved: Concerned Citizens Plan for Future

Several recent Walla Walla City Council meetings have included discussions about the city's biennial budget.  Photo by Halley McCormick.
December 6, 2012

Thanks to the concentrated efforts of a group of citizen volunteers, the Pioneer Park Aviary will be preserved for the time being––and, if fundraising goes according to plan, for years into the future. At...

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