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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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    • Nature Tots - November 1 - Winter Sleepers

      Nature Tots

      Children ages 3-5 are invited to bring their favorite adult and join us as we learn about the world of hibernating animals on the prairie! We will read stories, go outside, make nature crafts, and much more. Pre-registration is required. Sign up by contacting Megan Wandag by email at or phone at 515-994-3400.

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    • Photo Hikers Exhibit Opening - November 8

      Summer Photo Hike Purple Prairie Clover

      Images captured throughout the year by photo hike participants will be on display in the Ding Darling Art Gallery, located in the Visitor Center, throughout the month of October.  Join us for an opening reception on Saturday, October 4, when you can meet the photographers and learn more about their experiences and their art!  This event is free and open to the public; no registration is required.

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Last Updated: Oct 19, 2011
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