October 25, 2014 - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm. Did you know that 25% of all mammals on earth are bats? Bats are found on every continent in the world, except Antarctica. They fill many different ecological roles around the world, including pollination and they are some of the only nocturnal, flying insect predators. Bats are clever and acrobatic wildlife, but their lifestyle has led them to be very misunderstood.
Sunday, October 26, 2014 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Tour of the Refuge.
Sunday, October 26, 2014 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Tour of the Refuge
Saturday, November 8, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am Exploring the Bluebird Box Trail - The program will cover the plight of the Eastern Bluebird and how conservation activities can benefit the species. The group will walk a 1-1/2 mile section of the refuge, exploring the Bluebird nest boxes and the different kinds of wildlife that use them. The program is a hands-on experience for both youth and adults. Bring a bag lunch and picnic at the Visitors Center pavilion after the program.
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm Sunset Tour of the Refuge The tour will begin early enough to make a couple stops along the way. The group will walk a trail, discuss wildlife management practices, bird watch, and will end with the sunset over Shearness Pool. Meet at the Visitor Center.
Saturday, November 8, 2014 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Bird Identification Station set up on the Wildlife Drive.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014. 1/2 hour before Sunrise to 1/2 hour after Sunset. The Refuge’s $4.00 entrance fee will be waived to honor veterans.
Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 9:30 am - 11:30 am Fall Family Exploration Series for ages 7-10 years old. Families will explore the Refuge and learn more about the habitats of Bombay Hook and the animals that live there.
Saturday, November 22, 2014 10 a.m. – 12:00 noon National Family Volunteer Day
Saturday, November 22, 2014 12:00 noon to 2:30 pm Join Tina Watson for an eight-mile bicycle tour. The group will make stops to discuss habitats, wildlife management techniques, history, and to identify birds.
Saturday, November 22, 2014 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Bird Identification Station
Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm - Bird Identification Station set up on auto tour route.
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