Students entering grades 1 – 6 are invited for 3 days of fun, exploration, and outdoor adventure at the refuge! Campers will be introduced to wildlife and habitats found at the refuge, and will have an opportunity to explore nature through hands-on experiences from hiking to wildlife photography! Campers will be divided into two age groups, upper and lower elementary. Registration required. Call the Education Coordinator at 608-565-4412.
Celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week October 13th to 19th. Visit your National Wildlife Refuge and see what it has to offer.
Discover outdoor photography techniques, share tips and tricks, discover new photography locations on the refuge, and share your favorite photos! Participants are invited to apply what they’ve learned outside during the following program. Bring your camera (film, DSLR, or point and shoot), extra batteries, and a sense of adventure! Free and open to the public. All skill levels welcome.
Fall is a great time to search for migrating waterfowl and raptors at the refuge. Join a refuge naturalist to see what birds are visiting. This is a great opportunity for new and experienced birders to practice their skills. Binoculars and camera encouraged. A limited number of binoculars are available to borrow. Be prepared to walk up to 1.5 miles.
Boy Scouts in need of earning their Fish and Wildlife Management and Environmental Science merit badges are invited to sign-up for this workshop. Scouts will have an opportunity to spend the day with wildlife and conservation professionals, as they participate in a series of hands-on activities designed to fulfill merit badge requirements. Don’t miss out on your chance to fulfill these Eagle Scout requirements. Merit badges and blue cards not provided. Registration required. Call the Education Coordinator at 608-565-4412.
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