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Requirements filled according to the 1998 Rangering
#1 Visit the Chesapeake Bay Habitat exhibit
at the National Wildlife Visitor Center to learn more about the
watershed in this area.
#2 The Patuxent Research Refuge has many different
habitats for you to study, including wetlands, lakes, forests, and
#3 Take a field trip to the Patuxent Wildlife
Refuge. Take the tram tour or talk to a staff member or volunteer
to learn more about each unique habitat.
#8 At the Patuxent Research Refuge, both National
Fishing Week and National Hunting and Fishing Day are celebrated
with special events. Contact the National Wildlife Visitor Center
to find out dates for these events and how you can help.
#1a For more information about hunter education
courses for Patuxent Research Refuge, contact the Meade Natural
Heritage Association at (301) 317-3825.
#3b Contact the National Wildlife Visitor Center
(301-497-5760) for more information about the National Hunting and
Fishing Day programs and ways to get involved.
#3c Stop by or call the North Tract Visitor
Contact station 301/776-3090 to arrange an interview with a conservation
officer. During hunting season, check with the Hunting Control Station
(301) 317-3819 to observe or assist there.
#2a The Patuxent Research Refuge has many areas
which are suitable for year round study. The wetland, lake, forest,
and meadow habitats all have several species of wildlife and plants
for your study.
#3a There are many plant and wildlife species
that can be found in different areas of the refuge. Ask a staff
member or volunteer to help you chose a species to study.
#4 Volunteers are always welcome at the Patuxent
Research Refuge. We have many projects you can participate in to
benefit plants and wildlife. Stop by the front desk to get more
information about what you can do to help.