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Wildlife Festival 2010

USGS Crane research The annual Patuxent Wildlife Festival took place October 16, 2010 at the National Wildlife Visitor Center.   Sponsored by U. S. Geological Survey (USGS), U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Friends of Patuxent, the festival offered scientific displays, research tours and activities for all ages.  

Photographs courtesy of FWS Volunteers Ed Grimes and Steve Noyes. Photo captions indicate the photographer via initials - [eg], [sn].

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Entrance walk to the Visitor Center on a beautiful fall day [eg]
Volunteers help with parking [sn]
Welcome to the Visitor Center [eg]
Kids Crafts [eg]
Kids Crafts - Origami [eg]
Kids Crafts - Make a frog [sn]
Face painting - [eg]
USGS Amphibian research [eg]
USGS Bird banding [eg]
USGS Crane research [sn]
USGS Migratory bird display [eg]
USGS Radio telemetry display [sn]
Greater sandhill cranes at Patuxent Research Center [eg]
Wildlife Challenge - Can you carry as much as an ant? [eg]
Wildlife Challenge - Running the course [eg]
Baldy and friend say,

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