Join a refuge ranger in learning about the tremendous diversity of snakes that can be found at Mingo National Wildlife Refuge. Learn how to identify venomous vs non-venomous snakes and why all snakes are important. Participants will even get the opportunity to see and touch live snakes if they desire. The program will take place at the Mingo Visitor Center and will start at 10 a.m.
Discover the importance of pollinators. Join a refuge ranger at the Mingo Visitor Center for a program discussing the tremendous importance of pollinators. Learn about the extraordinary life of a Monarch butterfly and why scientists are concerned about the declining numbers. Participants will even help net insects to help conduct a pollinator study on the refuge. The program will go from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Come and celebrate National Public Lands Day by volunteering at Mingo National Wildlife Refuge. Participants will meet at the Mingo Visitor Center to a participate in a volunteer activity on the refuge. Pre-registration is appreciated at 573-222-3589. Volunteers should plan on wearing long pants and bringing work gloves. The volunteer project will go from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
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