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Seedskadee NWR is an excellent place for kids to get acquainted with the great outdoors!  With the Jr. Explorer Program, self-led scavenger hunts, fishing, hiking, wildlife watching, and the visitor's center exhibits the refuge is an fun-filled family trip destination.

  • Jr Duck Stamp Program

    Junior Duck Stamp

    The refuge hosts Wyoming's Junior Duck Stamp Program annually.  The arts and education program sponsors a national Jr Duck Stamp design contest.  Each state has a contest with over 100 prizes given out and one best of show selected to compete at the national level for cash prizes and the chance to be printed on the year's Jr Duck Stamp and sold around the United States to support youth conservation education programs.  Check out the Jr Duck Overview page for a more indepth description of the national program or www.fws.gov/refuge/seedskadee/wyjrduck for an overview of Wyoming's Jr Duck Stamp program.

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  • School Field Trips

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    The Visitor's Center at the refuge is a great place to come out with a class trip!  The fall and spring are wonderful times to visit to explore the wonders of bird migration, take a nature walk, do a scavenger hunt and learn about southwestern Wyoming and the Green River habitats and inhabitants.  Contact refuge headquarters office to coordinate. 

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  • Jr Explorer Program

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    Seedskadee's Jr. Explorer Program includes the Junior Birder patch activities and also explorer backpacks with self-led scavenger hunts for inside the visitor's center and outside on the Flicker trail as well.  Come out this summer and check it out!

  • Scout Projects

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    The refuge is a great place for scouting groups of all levels to learn, explore and experience the outdoors. The refuge is not offering any Ranger led scout programs at this time, but we have excellent resources available for troop leaders such as scavenger hunts, birding activities, and Jr. Explorer backpacks.

  • Lets Go Outside!

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    Let's Go Outside! is an U.S. Fish & Wildlife program and partner, set up to get more nature in your kids! For more information, check out the Let's Go Outside! website.

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  • America's Great Outdoors

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    President Obama launched the America’s Great Outdoors (AGO) Initiative to develop a 21st Century conservation and recreation agenda. AGO takes as its premise that lasting conservation solutions should rise from the American people – that the protection of our natural heritage is a non-partisan objective shared by all Americans. AGO recognizes that many of the best ideas come from outside of Washington. Instead of dictating policies, this initiative turns to communities for local, grassroots conservation initiatives. Instead of growing bureaucracy, it calls for reworking inefficient policies and making the Federal Government a better partner with states, tribes, and local communities. For more information, visit the AGO website.ies. For more information, visit the AGO website.

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  • Refuge System Coloring Book

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    Print out the pdf version of the National Wildlife Refuge System Coloring Book and let your kids get creative!  The coloring book features large, fun pictures to color, with exciting facts and tidbits about the Refuge System.  Hard copies in Spanish and English are available through Seedskadee Refuge headquarters office.

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Last Updated: Apr 25, 2014
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