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    • Second Saturday Stewardship

      Volunteers with seeds

      Join refuge volunteers as we work on seasonal projects to restore and reconstruct our native tallgrass prairie and oak savanna ecosystems! 

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    • Fall Photo Hike - September 20

      Monarch Butterfly on New England Aster

      Photographers of all skill levels and camera types are invited to photograph the beautiful fall prairie on a ranger-led walk. We will begin with an overview of common fall flowers and wildlife, and then venture out in the morning light to capture whatever we find. Sign up by contacting Megan Wandag by email at or phone at 515-994-3400. 

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    • Sunday Ranger Hike - September 21 - Birds

      Fall Ranger Hike Event

      A ranger welcomes and leads visitors of all ages on a nature hike through the prairie. We will use binoculars to search for and learn more about prairie birds, especially those making their way south for the winter. Pre-registration is required. Sign up by contacting Brianna Patrick by email at or phone at 515-994-3400.

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Last Updated: Oct 19, 2011
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