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Dates of Major Events

  2013 2014
National Wildlife Refuge Week Oct. 13-19 Oct. 12-18
National Wildlife Refuge System Birthday March 14 March 14
National Wildlife Week Mar. 15-19 Mar. 13-20
Junior Duck Stamp Contest April 19 April 18
Earth Day April 22 April 22
Arbor Day Aprl 26 April 25
International Migratory Bird Day May 11 May 10
Endangered Species Day May 17 May 16
National Trails Day June 01 June 07
National Fishing and Boating Week June 01-08 June 07-15
Great Outdoors Week June 02-08 June 08-14
National Get Outdoors Day June 08 June 14
National Pollinator Week June 24-30 June 23-29
Federal Duck Stamp - 1st Day of Sale July 28 June 27
National Hunting and Fishing Day Sept 28 Sept. 27
National Public Lands Day Sept. 28 Sept. 27
Federal Duck Stamp Contest Sept. 27-28 Sept. 26-27

Special Events Calendar
Check the Service Intranet page for detailed event information under Refuges and Wildlife Service-wide Special Events Calendar.

Free Admission Days:

Jan 21 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
April 22-26 - National Park Week, all national Parks are offering free admissions.
June 8 - Great Outdoors Day, the US Forest Service is offering free admissions.
Aug. 25 - National Park Service birthday
Sept. 28 - National Public Lands Day
Oct. 13 - National Wildlife Refuge Day
Nov. 9-11 - Veterans Day weekend options abound.

Last updated: July 28, 2014
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