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.
Mingo National Wildlife Refuge will continue its Monthly Third Thursday Informational Meeting series. This months topic will be on the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Program at Mingo Refuge. The YCC is a summer employment opportunity for area high school aged youth. This is a long standing educational work program at the refuge, spanning 30+ years. The eight-week educational work program is for young men and women, 15 (before or on 1st day of work) through 18 years of age (cannot reach 19 during duration of program).
On March 21, 2015 at 1 p.m. join a refuge ranger for a guided hike to the historic Sweet Family Cabin. This depression era cabin is still standing today. Pre-registration is required for the program. To sign up call 573-222-3589. Registered Participants will meet at the Sweet Cabin Trail Head located along the Ozark Highlands Auto Tour Route.
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