Contact: Bonnie Strawser - 252-473-1131
May 1, 2006
Visit Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday for Open House!
Photo credit: Linda Craney
Join the fun on Saturday, May 6 for the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge Open House. Free kayaking and canoeing are highlights of the day!
The public is invited to participate in an Open House on Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, May 6 from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm. The event will include a variety of free activities designed to introduce people to the refuge and the resources it harbors. Activities will include canoeing and kayaking, nature walks, roving birders, beach games, and a few simple refreshments. The Visitor Center will be open, offering wildlife exhibits, all kinds of information, and the Book Store/Gift Shop.
No registration is required. All activities are free. The event is sponsored jointly by Kitty Hawk Sports, the Outer Banks Paddlers Club, the Coastal Wildlife Refuge Society, and the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Canoes and kayaks for the event will be provided by Coastal Wildlife Refuge Society and Kitty Hawk Sports. The Outer Banks Paddlers' Club members will provide guidance and assistance with paddling, if needed. For more information, contact Tom White at 473-3512 or the Pea Island Visitor Center at 252-987-2394.