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  • Upcoming Events

    • Tiny Tots: Nature and Music

      Kids coloring - USFWS.

      February 16 & 18, March 30 & 31, 2014 - Come learn about the wildlife at the refuge through songs and rhyming at the National Wildlife Visitor Center.

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    • March Bird Walks

      Event - Nature Hike

      March 8, 12 & 26, 2014 - Search for early spring migrants in various refuge habitats on this guided hike. 

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    • 2014 Big Sit

      Birder with Binoculars

      Saturday, October 11, 2014 - The idea is simple – we’ll identify a 17 foot diameter circle near the National Wildlife Visitor Center, set up chairs and binoculars, and identify as many birds as we can. You’re welcome to join us.The Big Sit! is an annual, international, noncompetitive October birding event hosted by Bird Watcher's Digest and founded by the New Haven (CT) Bird Club. 

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    • Wildlife Festival

      Owl

      October 18, 2014 - Find out about the ground breaking research being done at Patuxent! Activities include live animal displays, children’s crafts, shuttle tours, research exhibits, and behind-the- scenes tours of the USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center to see endangered whooping cranes and much more. 

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    • Wildlife Holiday Bazaar

      Event - Wildlife Holiday Bazaar

      November 15, 2014 - Shop for wild and not-so-wild, new and gently-used treasures. Find unique gifts and at the same time support the Patuxent Research Refuge and the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.

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Last Updated: Feb 12, 2014
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