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    • Tour of the Refuge - April

      Great blue heron

      Sunday,  April 26, 2015 from 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm  Tour of the Refuge - Join Ray Cullom for a tour of the Refuge. Find out how the Refuge is managed for wildlife, visit different habitats, and walk a trail.  Meet at the Visitor Center.

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    • Refuge Tour - April

      Great blue heron

      Sunday, April 26, 2015 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. Join Ray Cullom for a tour of the Refuge. Find out how the Refuge is managed for wildlife, visit different habitats, and walk a trail.  Meet at the Visitor Center.

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    • Warbler Walk

      Yellowthroat

      Sunday, May 3, 2015    8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  - Spring Warbler Bird Walk.   Join Eileen McLellan and Terry Willis for a Spring Warbler walk. Beginner and experienced bird watchers will enjoy bird watching along the walking trails. They will walk several trails looking for colorful and songful small wood-warblers.

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    • Spring Bird Count

      Eastern bluebird

      Saturday, May 9, 2015 - 7:00 am - 12:00 noon         Individuals who are enthusiastic about birds, informed about their threats, and empowered to become involved in addressing those threats, can make a contribution by volunteering to participate in the national spring bird count.

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    • Mother's Day Mushroom Walk

      Witches

      Sunday, May 10, 2015 - Mother's Day Mushroom Walk from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm  - With the spring rains, many fungi erupt from the ground to present a spectacular display of mushrooms.

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    • Family Exploration Series - May - HSC

      Horseshoe crab

      Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 8:30 am - 11:30 am  Spring Family Exploration Series.  For 7-10 years old. Families will explore the Refuge and learn more about the habitats of Bombay Hook.

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    • Shorebird and Horseshoe Crab Presentation

      shorebird

      Sunday, May 17, 2015 -   Greg Breese, Project Manager for the Delaware Bay Estuary Project, will start the program with a presentation on shorebirds, their amazing migration journey, and horseshoe crabs on the Delaware Bay. The group will then go to Pickering Beach and Port Mahon to see the shorebirds and the horseshoe crabs that come up onto the Bay beach to spawn.

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    • Third Tuesdays for Toddlers and Preschoolers - FREE

      Wildlife Rehabilitators - Spring Babies

      Tuesday, May 19, 2015    9:00 am to 2:00 pm    Toddlers/preschoolers (1 year old to 5 years old) and their families are free.  Bombay Hook will be free for toddlers and their families on the 3rd Tuesday of April and May.

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    • Garden Keepers - Visit to Mt. Cuba - Ephemerals in the Garden

      sassafras

      May 20, 2015 - 8:30 am to 4:00 pm - Visit to Mt. Cuba, Greenville, Del.   

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Last Updated: Apr 10, 2013
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