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    • Refuge System Birthday Bash!

      Event - Birthday Bash

      March 14, 2015 -  Come celebrate the Birthday of the National Wildlife Refuge System! See live animals, crafts, live music, attend a special Aldo Leopold storytime and stick around for an encore of the "Aldo Leopold - A Standard of Change" play later in the day. 

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    • Kids' Fishing Day

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      June 6, 2015 - Come check out free fishing demonstrations and instructions for kids ages 15 and under!

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    • Wildlife Conservation & Recreation Day

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      August 15, 2015 - Learn about wildlife conservation and recreational opportunities through habitat exploration, children’s crafts, fishing, archery and firearm demonstrations.

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    • Wildlife Festival


      October 17, 2015 - Enjoy live animals, children’s crafts, tram 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 14, 2015 - 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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