Doris Morrison Learning Center (DMLC)

Grand Opening - April 22, 2023, 10 am to 2 pm

Digitally rendered image of the DMLC buildingSpokane County is opening the Doris Morrison Learning Center at Saltese Flats on Earth Day (April 22) 2023! The grand opening will be between 10 am and 2 pm – feel free to come all day or stop by for a quick visit. The event will include live raptor shows, guided bird walks, scavenger hunts, activity booths from community partners, and much more!


1330 S Henry Road, Greenacres, WA 99016


All day:  

  • Free binocular checkout
  • Wetland themed coloring pages
  • Activity booths hosted by local environmental partners
  • Family-friendly scavenger hunt

Story time hosted by the Spokane County Public Library - 10:15AM, 11:15AM, 12:15PM, 1:15PM

Hoot show with live birds by the West Valley Outdoor Learning Center - 11AM, 12PM, 1PM

Guided bird walks led by members of the local Audubon Society - Every 30 minutes from 9AM to 1 pm -  Space is limited so sign up now to reserve your spot!

Activity Booths

These environmental partners are providing activities including pelts, antlers, skulls to touch, conservation bracelet making, water safety, an aquatic and invasive species detection dog, soil painting, and an enviroscape model.

  • West Valley Outdoor Learning Center
  • Inland Northwest Land Conservancy
  • City of Spokane Stormwater
  • Spokane County Public Library
  • Spokane Conservation District
  • Spokane County Solid Waste
  • Spokane Aquifer Joint Board
  • Dishman Hills Conservancy
  • Spokane County Parks
  • Turnbull Wildlife Refuge
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
  • City of Spokane Water Resources  
  • Ducks Unlimited
  • Pioneer School
  • Gonzaga Center for Climate, Society, and the Environment
  • Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • Washington Trails Association