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Special Events

Booth_512x219The refuge hosts and participates in many special events throughout the year that are fun for the whole family!

The events listed below are just a few of the programs the refuge features but check the Events Calendar for more details on the exciting programs, tours, talks and walks. 

Annual Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge Grassland Fair The Grassland Fair offers something for everybody including presentations by scientific experts, educational booths representing community, conservation and natural history organizations. Come for variety of delicious foods  and arts and crafts booths. See the endangered masked bobwhite quail and learn about the newest developments. Enjoy the music! This event is for kids too! Kids can take archery lessons from the Buenos Aires NWR law enforcement officers, climb inside a fire engine and do a relay to see what it takes to be a fire fighter and make a tee-shirt to commemorate your visit. Encourage your teachers to have your classroom take part in the art contest! 

National Wildlife Refuge Week Celebration: Celebrate your National Wildlife Refuge System! A week of fun wildlife-related tours, talks and walks. This event is typically held the second full week of October. Check the Events Calendar for details.

Christmas Bird Count: From mid-December into January thousands of volunteers across the country take part in this popular citizen-science program! Join the effort at Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge. This Christmas Bird Count will be January 4, 2015! Call today for more information! 520-823-4251

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Last Updated: Apr 30, 2015
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