Join a refuge ranger to take part in a beginners bird walk. Participants will get to learn tips on identifying birds on the refuge. The bird walk is in recognition of International Migratory Bird Day. Participants will meet at the parking lot for Swampwalk Nature Trail at 7 a.m. The hike will last to around 9 a.m.
Discover the wonders of fishing with Mingo staff members and volunteers. Come out with your family to enjoy a day of fishing at the Binford Unit. The fishing event coincides with Missouri’s Free Fishing Day. A limited number of poles will be available for loan throughout the event and worms will be provided for bait. The Family Fishing Day will go from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The Mingo Swamp Friends Group will give out fishing related prizes at the end of the event to kids age 15 years and younger.
Starting October 1 and going through end of February the following refuge waters are closed: Monopoly Marsh, Rockhouse Marsh, moist soil units, and waterways located between Ditch 2 and 6. All other waters are open. This partial refuge waters closure is to minimize disturbance to migrating and wintering waterfowl.
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