February 20, 2016 - Bluebird Houses (10 a.m. - 12 p.m.)While it still may feel like winter, Spring is just around the corner. With Spring comes bird nesting season so join a refuge ranger at the Mingo Visitor Center to build bluebird houses in preparation for springtime. A brief program will be given about bluebirds and then participating kids can help build a bluebird house. All supplies will be provided by the refuge.
Starting March 1 and going through September 30 all refuge waters are open to boating and fishing. The possession or use of gasoline powered boat motors is prohibited on all refuge waters. Electric trolling motors are permitted outside the Wilderness Area. For more information on fishing and boating download the regulation brochure.
March 12, 2016 - Monopoly Marsh Paddle Ride (12 p.m.—4 p.m.)Join a refuge ranger for a guided paddle ride into Monopoly Marsh. Monopoly Marsh opens to public use starting March 1st so be one of the first to explore the marsh in the spring. Pre-registration is required by calling 573-222-3589. Participants will meet at the Visitor Center. Canoes, paddles and life jackets will be provided to pre-registered participants. Dress for the weather.
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