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Volunteer with group on Wetland Walk

The Sacramento NWR welcomes everyone to take part in a variety of activities for groups, families, and individuals.


  • Education Programs

    Duck ID Challenge Sac Jr Hunt Dec 2012 have permission

    Every year over 2,000 students visit the Sacramento NWRC and participate in a program. Learn more about bringing your organized group to the Complex.

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  • Weekend Programs

    Weekend Programs Tram Ride Get Your Goose On

    Want something just a little more when you visit? Come join in a bird tour, photography tour, art program, owl prowl, junior fire fighter day, and more! Programs for a variety of ages, groups, and skill levels. Most programs occur between October and May each year. Girl Scouts can earn the "In the Flyway Badge" at NWRs.

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  • CA Junior Duck Stamp Program

    JDS 2012 Winning Image by Hyun Wang

    Students in kindergarten through high school are involved in this innovative, curriculum-based program through an annual art competition.

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  • Every Kid in a Park

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    Every 4th grader in the U.S. is able to get this free pass for the federal lands (including refuges and national parks) through August 2016.

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  • Other Resources for Your Group

    Discovery Pack

    Need resources to help prepare your group for your visit? Borrow the Wild About Wetlands Activity Bins, a Discovery Pack, or download some activities. Brownie and Junior Girl Scouts can earn their "In the Flyway" Badge. Or stop by the Sacramento NWR and get a Junior Refuge Ranger booklet and earn a badge! Booklets free at the visitor center.

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  • Geocaching

    Boy geocaching

    Come explore the Sacramento NWR Complex by combining nature and technology on our high-tech scavenger hunt! Great for families, scouts, or small groups.

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Last Updated: Sep 17, 2015
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