Free Public Programs
For the monthly list of free public programs at Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, visit our events page.March 2014 Public Programs
About the NWRS
The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
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Around the Refuge
The 2014 Merrimack River Eagle Fest was a big hit! Hundreds of people stopped by the visitor center on a beautiful, if cold, Saturday in February. Kids and their families had an opportunity to see live owls, dissect an owl pellet, build an eagle magnet, and paint an eagle habitat mural. As they say, a good time was had by all! Eagle Habitat Mural Photo
Snowy Owls are currently being seen in the area, including at the Parker River NWR. Do you want to learn more about the birds, and the effort to conserve them? If so, check out the link below to view an awesome 8 minute video by photographer/videographer Shawn P. Carey (of Migration Productions). The video features Massachusetts Audubon Society's Norman Smith talking about and releasing a snowy on the refuge.Snowy Owl Intro and Release
There are so many newsworthy things happening at Parker River NWR that we have created a dedicated news page. Click the link below to visit that page.Refuge News!
All refuge boardwalks that provide access to the ocean beach are now open.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Feb 24, 2014