Dianna Moore Snapshot

Dianna Moore

FAMILY: Raised in California, Moore moved to Ocean Shores after caring for her mother and father, Jack and Ada Davis, who helped preserve the Nisqually Wildlife Refuge.

CAREER: Now 68, she retired from a career at Pacific Bell in 1996. In her retirement, she has to stretch her income: “I have to choose between cable television and high-speed (Internet) access, so I have to have high-speed access” to keep up with all the Audubon and other birding responsibilities.

BIRDING: Board member of Grays Harbor Audubon; longtime volunteer with the Shorebird Festival committee, and has been the Festival registrar for eight years. Also organizes the Grays Harbor Christmas Bird Count, is a board member for Coastal Raptors non-profit, and writes a column for The Daily World. For more information about Grays Harbor Audubon, visit: www.ghas.org.

FESTIVAL: The Shorebird Festival is April 26-28, with headquarters at Hoquiam High School. Highlights this year include a number of guided tours, such as field trips to South Beach areas, Ocean Shores, Point Grenville and Lake Quinault. For more information online, visit: www.shorebirdfestival.com.