Open Spaces: Let's Go Outside! Featured Refuge Events for the Week of December 5th

Let's Go Outside! Featured Refuge Events for the Week of December 5th

It's the holiday season on our refuges! Here are some of the events happening at refuges across the country this week, many in the spirit of the season.  Check out this link for more events happening in December on our refuges.

As always, make sure you head over to the Refuge System's homepage and use their searchable map to find events at a Wildlife Refuge near you!

Let's go outside!

Sleigh Passing Elk HerdSleigh passing elk herd Photo: Lori Iverson/USFWS

Colorado—Sat 12/10@2:30-5pm, Frosty Photo Tour, Rocky Mtn Arsenal Refuge. Snap wildlife & winter landscapes 

Colorado—Weds & Sats 9:30-11:30, Sundays 1-3 Wild Rides. Free tours Rocky Mtn Arsenal Refuge. Reserve: 303-289-0930

Georgia—Christmas on Chesser Island, Dec 10@5:30-8:30pm Okefenokee Refuge. Hayride, carols, live music. Tour swamp homestead 

Illinois—Holiday Open House, Cypress Creek Refuge. Thur Dec 8@11-3 Celebrate w/ Cache Rr Wetlands Joint Venture 

Maryland—Open House,  Eastern Neck Refuge, Sat Dec 10@9-3 

Massachussetts—Sun 12/11@9am, Kids Hike, Assabet River Refuge. Meet inside visitor ctr. 

Massachussetts—Nature walk, Great Meadows Refuge Sun 12/11@2:30-4:30pm. $5 Details: 978-760-1933 

Michigan—Pioneer Christmas, Shiawassee Refuge. Wed Dec 7@7-9pm Craft-making, hot cocoa, popcorn, cookies $2 pp 

Mississippi—Free wildlife tours, Mississippi Sandhill Crane Refuge. Wednesdays & Sats 8-9:30am. Sign up: 228-497-6322 x 101

Mississippi—String popcorn for birds, Mississippi Sandhill Crane Refuge. Sats 9am-3pm

Nevada—Backcountry Expedition, Ash Meadows Refuge, Sat 12/10@10-2 Sign up: 775-372-5435 

North Carolina—Holiday Howl, Sat Dec 10@4pm Alligator Rr Refuge Hear endangered red wolves in the wild

Washington—Volunteer Workday, Ridgefield Refuge Sat 12/10@9-12:30 Help plant trees. Wear boots.

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Last updated: June 21, 2012