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    • 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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    • Honey Harvest Festival

      Honey Bees (150x119)

      Join the Maryland State Beekeepers Association as they celebrate the Annual Maryland Honey Harvest Festival! Discover the busy world of bees and other pollinators while enjoying arts and crafts, honey tastings, candle making demonstrations, refuge habitat shuttle tours and much more!

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    • Aldo Leopold - A Standard of Change

      Aldo Leopold portrayed by J. Pfitzer

      Join us for this thought-provoking one-act play written by and starring Jim Pfitzer, and directed by Trish Wileman.  Set in one evening in and around the famous Wisconsin Shack that inspired much of his writing, A Standard of Change explores the influences and challenges that led Aldo Leopold to penning his widely popular book A Sand County Almanac.  

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    • Wildlife Festival

      Event - Kids

      October 18, 2014 - Enjoy live animals, children’s crafts, shuttle tours, scientific demonstrations, and behind-the-scenes research tours of the USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center. See where endangered whooping cranes and sea ducks are raised and studied.

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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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