Contact: Bonnie Strawser - 252-473-1131
April 12, 2006
Photo credit: USFWS
Join the Coastal Wildlife Refuge Society, Kitty Hawk Sports, the Outer Banks Paddlers Club, and Refuge staff on May 6 for the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge Open House.
All activities are free. No registration is required. Contact the Pea Island Visitor Center for more information- 252-987-2394.
Open House on Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge - May 6
Tom White, Jr., President of the Coastal Wildlife Refuge Society, invites the Outer Banks visitors and residents alike to participate in an Open House on Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge. The event is scheduled for May 6 from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm and 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.