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Winona District Supports Cal Fremling Floating Classroom Christening Event and Refuge's 90th Birthday

Region 3, June 6, 2014
Three youngsters learn about dabbling ducks from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee AnnMarie Krmpotich.
Three youngsters learn about dabbling ducks from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee AnnMarie Krmpotich. - Photo Credit: n/a
Wildlife Biologist Stephen Winter and Maintenance Worker Mark Spitznogle show turtles to a family at the Cal Fremling Floating Classroom christening event at Levee Park in Winona, Minnesota.
Wildlife Biologist Stephen Winter and Maintenance Worker Mark Spitznogle show turtles to a family at the Cal Fremling Floating Classroom christening event at Levee Park in Winona, Minnesota. - Photo Credit: n/a
National Eagle Center Education Director Scott Mehus, Bald Eagle Was’aka, and Student Conservation Association employee (FWS CDIP) Daniela Ojeda pose for a photo at the Cal Fremling Floating Classroom christening event at Levee Park in Winona, Minnesota.
National Eagle Center Education Director Scott Mehus, Bald Eagle Was’aka, and Student Conservation Association employee (FWS CDIP) Daniela Ojeda pose for a photo at the Cal Fremling Floating Classroom christening event at Levee Park in Winona, Minnesota. - Photo Credit: n/a

Refuge staff joined the City of Winona and Winona State University in offering a free public event at Levee Park to christen the new Cal Fremling Floating Classroom on June 6, 2014.

Hundreds of people participated in the event which featured a live eagle from the National Eagle Center, the Winona District of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge and free root beer floats! The event also celebrated the Refuge’s 90th Birthday, June 7, 1924.

Contact Info: Mary Stefanski, 507-494-6229, Mary_Stefanski@fws.gov