Looking for fun ideas to get outside with family and friends this holiday weekend? Look no further than the National Wildlife Refuge System. Below you'll find a list of Refuge events from all over the country.
Let's go outside!
A Group of Kids Visit Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge Credit: USFWS
Week of Nov 21
Massachusetts—Tues 11/22@8am Bird Walk, Great Meadows Refuge. Meet@pkg lot Rte 62 off Monsen Rd. Beginners welcome http://go.usa.gov/Dn2
Virginia—Nov 24-27, 9-4. Waterfowl Weekend, Chincoteague Refuge. Sign up: 7:30am birding hayride: 757- 336-6122 http://chinco.fws.gov
Utah—Sat 11/26, 10-4. Turkey Days Open House, Bear River Refuge, Crafts, walking trail, movies http://bearriver.fws.gov
Pennsylvania—Sat 11/26@9am-noon. Ducks in Fall Colors, John Heinz Refuge Learn re fall waterfowl http://go.usa.gov/Tp6
Colorado—Sat 11/26@9:30am-noon. HolidayTour, Rocky Mtn Arsenal Refuge. Sign up: 303-289-0930 http://rockymountainarsenal.fws.gov
Maryland—Sun 11/27@8am-noon. Guided Bird Walk, Blackwater Refuge http://www.fws.gov/blackwater
New Mexico—Sun 11/27@9-4, Fall Flight Festival, Las Vegas Wildlife Refuge http://ow.ly/7e60e
Florida— Fri 11/25, 8-10am, Roving naturalist on Marsh Trail, Loxahatchee Refuge http://ow.ly/7vAbM
Colorado —Sat 11/26@9:30am-noon, Holiday Tour, Rocky Mtn Arsenal Refuge. Reserve: 303-289-0930 http://go.usa.gov/j6v
Florida—Enter 29th Annual Photo Contest, 11/26-2/26, Loxahatchee Refuge. Contest rules //www.loxahatcheefriends.com/PhotoContest2012Rules-Form.pdf
Florida— Reserve now. Guided canoe trip Sat 12/17@8-10:15 am, Loxahatchee Refuge 561-734-8303. Rental: $25 http://ow.ly/7vAbM