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    • Volunteer Opportunities

      Volunteer Opportunities

      Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm   A meeting about volunteer opportunities will be held in the auditorium.  The meeting will cover volunteer opportunities and upcoming activities, with the latter part of the session being a tour of the Refuge.

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    • Heron and Egret Presentation

      Heron

      Sunday, September 13, 2015  - Some long-legged waders nest in Delaware and after they fledge their nest, they use the wetland areas along the Delaware Bay to feed.

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    • Garden Keepers - Native Plants and the Woodland Garden

      Forest Trail

      September 16, 2015 - 9:30 am to 3:00 pm - Visit a garden to see native plants in a Woodland setting. 

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    • Coin Forum

      Heron

      Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 6:00 pm     After a short presentation on herons, the U.S. Mint will provide information about the 'America the Beautiful' coin series.

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    • Bombay Hook's Quarter Ceremony

      Heron

      Friday, September 18, 2015 - 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Bombay Hook's Quarter Launch Ceremony

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    • Bombay Hook's Quarter Celebration - Free Entrance

      Heron

      Saturday, September 19, 2015 - FREE ENTRANCE to celebrate Bombay Hook's quarter launch.

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    • Family Exploration Series

      Environmental Education

      Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 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.

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    • Native Plant Symposium - The Sensory Appeal of Native Plants and Native Pollinator Conservation

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      September 26, 2015 - 10:00 am - 2:30 pm      11th Annual Native Plant Symposium – The Sensory Appeal of Native Plants and Native Pollinator Conservation    Join Horticulturist Gregg Tepper as he explores the unique and intriguing ways in which native plants appeal to each of our senses: sight, smell, touch, taste, and even sound. Also, hear from Wildlife Biologist Flavia Rutkosky discuss the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services's native pollinator conservation efforts in our ecosystem.

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    • Free Entrance -National Public Lands Day

      Waterfowl

      Saturday, September 26, 2015 -  1/2 hour before Sunrise to 1/2 hour after Sunset.  The $4.00 entrance fee will be waived to celebrate National Public Lands Day and to invite people to visit Bombay Hook.  It's a great opportunity spend the day exploring or relaxing in nature. National Public Lands Day is a fee-free entrance day at many federal public lands including, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service or U.S. Forest Service.

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    • Free Entrance Fee - NWRS Celebration

      Pintail

      Sunday, October 11, 2015 - 1/2 hour before Sunrise to 1/2 hour after Sunset  - The Refuge's $4.00 entrance fee will be waived to celebrate National Wildlife Refuge System week.

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    • Environmental Education Workshop

      Environmental Education Workshop

      Saturday, October 17, 2015   9:00 am to 12:30 pm   - The workshop is for teachers, scout leaders, volunteers, and interested visitors.

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    • Bird ID Station

      Bird ID Station

      Saturday, October 17, 2015  1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Bird Identification Station

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    • Free Entrance - Quarter Celebration - October

      Heron

      Saturday, October 17, 2015 - Free Entrance to celebrate Bombay Hook's Quarter Launch

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    • Fall Family Exploration

      Pintail

      Saturday, October 17, 2015  - 9:30 am - 11:30 am.  Fall Family Exploration - For ages 7-10 years old.   

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    • Garden Keepers - Autumn Maintenance for Delaware

      Transplanting Event

      Wednesday, October 21, 2015 -  9:30 am to 11:30 am   -  Garden Keepers  Program: Autumn Maintenance for the Delaware Gardener

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    • Beginning Bird Watching Program

      Birds of Prey Promo

      Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 9:00 am to 12 noon. This program will get you started with the basics of bird watching.

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    • Exploring the Bluebird Box Trail

      Eastern bluebird

      Saturday, November 7, 2015   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.

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    • Bald Eagle and Raptor Presentation

      Bald Eagle

      Saturday, November 7, 2015 10:00 am to 1:00 pm -  Live Birds! Get an up close look at bald eagles and raptors.

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