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Travelers heading north out of Jackson have a new opportunity to learn about the National Elk Refuge as they pass by the iconic wildlife refuge on Highway 26/89/191.
The refuge plans to get caught up in the spirit of the NCAA’s March Madness this month, creating a wildlife popularity poll using brackets and playoffs similar to those used for the Division 1 basketball tournament.
The refuge has organized a number of events for March, offering a selection of programs to visitors of all ages. Women's History Month provides inspiration for several of the programs.
Though snow coverage on the valley floor is below average this month, the enthusiasm of people wanting to view elk on the National Elk Refuge is up, with ridership on horse–drawn vehicles hitting an all–time high mark last weekend.
music is turned up at the National Elk Refuge this week as the public use staff
enjoys new tunes from a soulful
Americana local band, Screen Door Porch.
During winter visits to the National Elk Refuge, people are fascinated with elk antlers and learning more about them. This month, however, refuge winter naturalists offered a program focused on a less renewable elk part.
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