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    • Environmental Education Workshop

      Environmental Education

      Saturday, October 4, 2014, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm   - The workshop is for teachers, scout leaders, volunteers, and interested visitors. 

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    • Waterfowl Research Presentation

      Pintail

      Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 1:00 pm -2:30 pm    University of Delaware Graduate Student, Mark Livolsi will give a presentation on his research project. The Delaware Bay is an important stopover and wintering location for several waterfowl species in the Atlantic flyway.

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    • Free Entrance Fee - NWRS Celebration

      Pintail

      Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 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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    • Garden Keepers - Native Plants for Autumn Color

      viburnum

      October 15, 2014  -  9:30 am to 11:30 am.  Too many gardens lack year round interest.  Learn what great native plants to add to your garden for autumn color.

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    • Fall Family Exploration - October

      Environmental Education

      Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 9:30 am - 11:30 am  Fall  Family  Exploration - For ages 7-10 years old.   

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    • BATS - Halloween's Favorite Mammal

      Little Brown Bat

      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.

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    • Refuge Tour

      Eastern bluebird

      Sunday, October 26, 2014 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Tour of the Refuge.

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    • Tour the Refuge

      Great blue heron

      Sunday, October 26, 2014 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Tour of the Refuge

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    • Exploring the Bluebird Box Trail

      Eastern bluebird

      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.

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    • Sunset Tour of the Refuge(1)

      Sunset

      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.

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    • Free Entrance - Veteran's Day

      Fall Colors

      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. 

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    • Fall Family Exploration Series

      Environmental Education

      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.

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    • National Family Volunteer Day

      Transplanting Event

      Saturday, November 22, 2014 10 a.m. – 12:00 noon National Family Volunteer Day

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    • Bicycle Tour on the Refuge

      Wildlife Drive

      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.

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Last Updated: Apr 10, 2013
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