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    • Seney National Wildlife Refuge Photo Contest

      Deer in cattails

      Did you get some great photos while enjoying the refuge? Enter them in the Seney National Wildlife Refuge Photo Contest! In September and October we will display all the entries in the auditorium and on the Seney Natural History Association’s Flickr site, where visitors will vote for their favorites. When on display for voting, the entries depict an incredible array of Refuge experiences. Details can be found in the Visitor Center or on our website. Photos must be postmarked by August 31st.

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    • Wildlife Wednesdays

      Wildlife Wednesday

      Tourists and locals alike love this tour!  Join us Wednesday evenings in June, July and August for an evening guided auto tour of the refuge backcountry. The tour begins at 7 p.m. and lasts approximately two hours. We’ll be on the lookout for a variety of wildlife while sharing Refuge history and management practices. 

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    • Twilight Tours

      Yellow Rail

      Join us for our annual Twilight Tours on Thursdays May 28th and June 4th, 2015.  Use your ears, not just your eyes, on these special nighttime tours of Seney National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge is closed from dusk to dawn, so this tour is a rare opportunity to experience the refuge in the twilight and early evening hours when many animals are active. We will be searching for secretive marshbirds like the yellow rail, Virginia rail and sora. This is also an excellent chance to hear spring peepers, gray treefrogs, green frogs, and American toads. During this tour, it is unlikely that we will see these animals but chances are very good we will hear their calls.

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    • Photo Tour

      Photographer Barbara Hysell

      Join us Thursday mornings at 8:00 am for a photo tour of the refuge.  Meet other amateur photographers to explore the refuge, look for great shots and share photos and skills.  You should have a working knowledge of your equipment and come prepared for a variety of weather and bug conditions.

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    • Childrens Fishing Day

      Little boy with a pike.

      Join us for Children's Fishing Day - Catch the Excitement! Saturday, June 27th, 2015, the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, in cooperation with the Seney Natural History Association, invites you to participate in the 26th Annual Children’s Fishing Day.

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    • Junior Duck Stamp Art Exhibit

      Junior Duck Stamp

      Community members and visitors alike should mark their calendars for this exhibition of original art work by kids from across the country. The first place winners from each state and US territory will be on display in the Visitor Center from July 1 through July 31.

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    • Morning Bus Tours

      American Bittern

      Would you like to get more out of your trip to Seney National Wildlife Refuge? Some wildlife can be difficult to see, but trained staff and volunteers know where to look or listen. Join us Monday and Friday mornings at 10:00 am to experience a guided tour of the Refuge. The tour will take between 2 to 2 ½ hours depending on the topic of the tour. We will be on the lookout for a variety of wildlife while sharing information on the animals we see, the history of the refuge and current management practices.

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Last Updated: Jan 02, 2015
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