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    • Binocular Blast at Gibraltar Bay Unit

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      Binocular BlastSunday, May 31 (1:00 – 2:00 pm)Gibraltar Bay unit - East River Road, Grosse Ile Township, MI 48138Join the staff of Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge for a fun new take on learning the proper ways to use binoculars. Perhaps you think you are already an expert in using binoculars – well come on down to eh Gibraltar Bay unit to test your skills. We will have family friendly binoculars games to test the new and the old! Binoculars will also be available for loan as you walk the refuge trails looking for some of its elusive wildlife. Suitable for the whole family.

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    • Open House at Humbug Marsh June 6th

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        Open House at Humbug Marsh (1:00 – 4:00 pm) in celebration of National Trails Day the Humbug unit will be open from 1:00 pm -4:00 pm for you to enjoy a day out on our trails.We will also have two special guests joining us for the afternoon. The Wyandot of Anderdon Nation will have artifacts on display and be there to talk to you about the history of the Wyandot in the area. Our other special guest is Elizabeth Hartig, author of the book “Humbug Marsh: A Wetland Symphony” 

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    • Pollination Parade

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      Pollination ParadeSunday, June 28 (1:00 – 2:00 pm)Gibraltar Bay unit - East River Road, Grosse Ile Township, MI 48138Join the staff of Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge for a variety of pollinator games and activities. Suitable for the whole family.

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    • Sundaes on a Sunday in the Refuge

      Brancheau open house calendar

      Open house at Brancheau Unit. Join us to learn more scoop on the Brancheau Unit of the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge and how water management techniques are used for invasive species control with Steve Dushane, Assistant Refuge Management. Then enjoy a delicious Sunday afternoon treat with Independent Dairy Ice Cream. Meet at the Swan Creek Boat Club, 6332 Brancheau St., Newport, MI.Sunday, July 19, 2015 1:00pm-4:00pm

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    • Humbug Open House August 1, 2015

      Humbug open house calendar

      Open House at Humbug Marsh (1:00pm-4:00pm). Come visit Humbug Marsh trails for an afternoon, visit the gem at your backdoor on Saturday, August 1, 2015 from 1:00pm-4:00pm.

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    • Wildlife Matching Games at Gibraltar Bay Unit

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      Wildlife Matching GamesSunday, August 23 (1:00 – 2:00 pm)Gibraltar Bay unit - East River Road, Grosse Ile Township, MI 48138How well do you think you know local wildlife? Are you able to match their pelts, skulls, tracks and even their scat? Join the staff of Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge and test your skills! Suitable for the whole family.

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Last Updated: Apr 01, 2015
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