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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

    January 23, 2015

    Necedah National Wildlife Refuge Photography Contest Now Open 

    NECEDAH, Wisc. (FWS) – Give us your best shot!  Necedah National Wildlife Refuge and Friends of Necedah National Wildlife Refuge are rolling out a photography contest to showcase the beauty and diversity found at the Refuge.

     

    “Images of wildlife, wild landscapes, and the people enjoying them tell the story of Necedah National Wildlife Refuge,” said Kara Zwickey, Visitor Services Specialist at Necedah NWR.  “We have many talented amateur photographers that capture amazing images at the Refuge, and we invite these individuals to share their work and showcase their experiences at Necedah NWR.”

    Calling Young Artists - 2015 Art Contest

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    January 2, 2015

    Calling Young Artists: Enter Wisconsin Junior Duck Stamp Contest

    NECEDAH, Wisc. (FWS) – Young artists in grades K to 12 are invited to participate in the annual Wisconsin Federal Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest.  In entering the contest, students engage in waterfowl education and conservation education, while creating an image of a North American waterfowl species.  Designs may feature ducks, swans, or geese from the eligible species list. 

      

    All Wisconsin students who are in kindergarten through twelfth grades at a public, private, or home school are eligible to enter.  Wisconsin entries for the 2015 contest must be postmarked by March 15, 2015, and mailed to Necedah National Wildlife Refuge, N11385 Headquarters Road, Necedah, WI 54646.  Entries must be original artwork and will be judged on both artistic merit and scientific accuracy.  

    Winter Recreation

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    December 19, 2014

     

    Winter Recreation Opportunities at Necedah National Wildlife Refuge


    NECEDAH, Wisc. (FWS) – Don’t sit out winter. Get into it at Necedah National Wildlife Refuge! Explore miles of trails by snowshoe, ski, or with camera! Join a planned event or visit when it suits you! Or, warm up after exploring and stop in the Visitor Center, open Monday – Saturday, 9:00am-4:00pm, Monday - Saturday. Trails are open seven days a week, sunrise to sunset.

    Wildlife and nature photographers of all skill levels are invited to attend an introductory session on wildlife photography at the Visitor Center on Saturday, January 17th from 10:00am – 11:00am. Photographers of all levels are invited to discover tips and tricks for nature photographs in addition to viewing images captured on the Refuge. All camera types and skill levels welcome! No registration required.

     

    Winter Activities Await

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    November 29, 2014

    Winter Activities Await at Necedah National Wildlife Refuge  

     

    NECEDAH, Wisc. (FWS) – Looking for a wilder way to spend your winter? Look no further than Necedah National Wildlife Refuge for great winter adventures.  From photographing winter scenery, to traversing the trails by snowshoe, to wildlife watching from the comfort of the Visitor Center, there is something fun for the whole family.  Don’t forget to stop at the Visitor Center, open Monday – Saturday 9:00am – 4:00pm, to warm up after your winter activities and explore the exhibits!

     

    Join wildlife and nature photographers for an introductory session on wildlife photography at the monthly “Can You Capture It?” program on Saturday, December 13th at the Visitor Center from 9:00am – 9:45am.  Photographers of all levels are invited to discover tips and tricks for nature photographs in addition to viewing images captured on the Refuge.  All camera types and skill levels welcome! No registration necessary.

    Refuge Provides Peace and Unmatched Beauty

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    October 24, 2014

     

    Necedah National Wildlife Refuge

    Provides Peace and Unmatched Beauty

        

    NECEDAH, Wisc. (FWS) – Necedah National Wildlife Refuge provides peace and unmatched beauty in the marshes, prairies, and forests of Central Wisconsin.  Extensive trails bring you through a mosaic of habitats, each attracting a wide array of wildlife.  The Refuge’s “green” Visitor Center has numerous exhibits great for the whole family!

Last Updated: Sep 18, 2014
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