FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 24, 2010
Bloomington Visitor Center 952-854-5900
Celebrating Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s 50th Anniversary in Minnesota
President of Minnesota Kite Society, Tom Cross, flies commemorative kite in Alaska. Photo courtesy of Minnesota Kite Society.
Join Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge on Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010 for an Arctic Blast! Staff will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Arctic National Wildlife Refuge right here in Bloomington from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Come by and learn about the National Wildlife Refuge System's largest and most famous refuge. Enjoy educational booths, exhibits, kids activities, kite making and kite flying, videos, and wildlife hikes.
If there is enough snow, snowshoes will be available to borrow as well. Learn about the coldest refuge in the country while enjoying a Minnesota winter right in your own backyard! For more information, please contact the Center at 952-854-5900.
The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. We are both a leader and trusted partner in fish and wildlife conservation, known for our scientific excellence, stewardship of lands and natural resources, dedicated professionals and commitment to public service. For more information on our work and the people who make it happen, visit www.fws.gov.
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