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    • Monthly Bird Count - March

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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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    • Nature Tots - March 7

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

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    • Swamper - March 7

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      Come meet a Park Ranger and participate in hands-on activities and outside programs for children ages 6-10. Swampers will meet from 1-2:30 on the first Saturday of each month for nature crafts, walks, and a Swampin’ good time! Space is limited, call the Visitor Center to Register.

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    • Eagle Tours - March 14

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      Enjoy our national bird on this bus tour of Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge. See a few nests and discover why so many eagles call the marsh home. Two tours will run on this day. The first from 9 a.m. – noon and another from 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Space is limited so please call 419-898-0014 to register.

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    • Eagle Tours - March 18

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      Enjoy our national bird on this bus tour of Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge. See a few nests and discover why so many eagles call the marsh home. Two tours will run on this day. The first from 9 a.m. – noon and another from 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Space is limited so please call 419-898-0014 to register.

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    • Eagle Tours - March 21

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      Enjoy our national bird on this bus tour of Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge. See a few nests and discover why so many eagles call the marsh home. Two tours will run on this day. The first from 9 a.m. – noon and another from 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.  Space is limited so please call 419-898-0014 to register.

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    • Auto Tour - March 21

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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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    • Auto Tour - March 22

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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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