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    • Cars for Critters

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       The 7th annual Cars for Critters benefit car show is right around the corner!! This event seems to get bigger and better every year. Drivers can pick from a variety of critter-themed classes to show off their vehicles for a shot at winning a plaque (and local bragging rights.)

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    • Auto Tour - September 28

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       Drive through seven miles of the refuge that are normally closed to the public. Gates open at 8:00 am and entrance gate closes at 4 pm. Auto Tour entrance is off the Visitor Center Parking Lot. Pick up a printed guide at the entrance for information on refuge management and recent sightings. All auto tours are weather dependent.

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    • Nature Tots - October 4

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       Children ages 3-5 are invited to bring their favorite adult to the refuge from 10:30 – 11:30 am on the first Saturday of each month for nature crafts, stories, and walks outdoors. Space is limited; call the Visitor Center to register at 419-898-0014.

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    • Auto Tour - October 19, 2014

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       Drive through seven miles of the refuge that are normally closed to the public. Gates open at 8:00 am and entrance gate closes at 4 pm. Auto Tour entrance is off the Visitor Center Parking Lot. Pick up a printed guide at the entrance for information on refuge management and recent sightings. All auto tours are weather dependent.

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    • Monthly Bird Count - October 5

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       On the first Sunday of each month at 8 a.m. volunteers meet at the trail head parking lot for the bird count. Volunteers divide into teams and hike the east half of the refuge. Everyone, of all skill levels, is welcome. Bring binoculars and dress to be outdoors. This is a great way to see the refuge, meet great people, and practice your bird id skills.After lunch at a local eatery volunteers gather again to drive the west half of the refuge. For more information about this part of the bird count please call the refuge at 419-898-0014. 

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    • Monthly Bird Count- November 2

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       On the first Sunday of each month at 8 a.m. volunteers meet at the trail head parking lot for the bird count. Volunteers divide into teams and hike the east half of the refuge. Everyone, of all skill levels, is welcome. Bring binoculars and dress to be outdoors. This is a great way to see the refuge, meet great people, and practice your bird id skills.After lunch at a local eatery volunteers gather again to drive the west half of the refuge. For more information about this part of the bird count please call the refuge at 419-898-0014. 

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    • Auto Tour - November 16, 2014

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       Drive through seven miles of the refuge that are normally closed to the public. Gates open at 8:00 am and entrance gate closes at 4 pm. Auto Tour entrance is off the Visitor Center Parking Lot. Pick up a printed guide at the entrance for information on refuge management and recent sightings. All auto tours are weather dependent.

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    • Monthly Bird Count - December 7

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       On the first Sunday of each month at 8 a.m. volunteers meet at the trail head parking lot for the bird count. Volunteers divide into teams and hike the east half of the refuge. Everyone, of all skill levels, is welcome. Bring binoculars and dress to be outdoors. This is a great way to see the refuge, meet great people, and practice your bird id skills.After lunch at a local eatery volunteers gather again to drive the west half of the refuge. For more information about this part of the bird count please call the refuge at 419-898-0014. 

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    • Auto Tour - December 20-21, 2014

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       Drive through seven miles of the refuge that are normally closed to the public. Gates open at 8:00 am and entrance gate closes at 4 pm. Auto Tour entrance is off the Visitor Center Parking Lot. Pick up a printed guide at the entrance for information on refuge management and recent sightings. All auto tours are weather dependent.

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Last Updated: Feb 25, 2013
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