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Event Category: National Wildlife Refuge Week (Oct. 13-19)
Date of Event: October 20, 2012 (Saturday)
Time of Event: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event Site: Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge
Event Description: Bombay Hook NWR's 75th Anniversary Celebration
Time Programs
9:00 – 10:30 Bird Walk
9:30 – 11:00 Mushroom Walk
10:00 – 12:00 Boat Ride
10:00 – 11:00 Butterfly program-Children
11:00 – 12:00 Nature Songs and Stories-Children
11:30 – 12:30 Reptile and Amphibian Program
11:30 – 1:00 Tree/Shrub/Wildflower Walk
11:00 – 12:00 Waterfowl Calling Demonstration
12:00 – 1:00 Retriever Trial Demonstration
time? Ask the Ranger!
1:00 - 3:00 Boat Ride
2:00 – 3:00 Wildlife Management & History Tour
3:00 – 4:00 Live Birds of Prey Program

Activities - Most of the Day

10:00 – 2:00 Wagon Rides
10:00 – 3:00 Family Scavenger Hunt - GIFTS
10:00 – 3:00 Build bluebird house/bird feeder
10:00 – 1:00 Blue Goose visits the Festival
10:00 – 3:00 Archery
11:00 – 1:00 Live Birds of Prey Exhibit
11:00 – 2:00 Brackish Habitat – Dip Net
11:00 – 2:00 Freshwater Habitat – Dip Net
11:00 – 2:00 Children’s Games
1:00 - 3:00 Ornament Decoration
10:00 – 3:00 Bird ID Station on the Refuge
11:00 – 3:00 Food Vendors
Free Apples provided by Fifer Orchards

Wildlife Exhibitors – All Day

Name Type of Exhibit
Richard Clifton Wildlife Art
Nancy Carol Willis Wildlife Art
Ted L Dutcher Watercolor of Wildlife
Karen C Pruitt Wildlife Paintings
Ellen Lawler Wildlife Art
Maria Liberto Bessette Wildlife Art
Ellis C Porter Wildlife Art
Karen Phillips Leather carving
Pat Fetchero Silver Wildlife Jewelry
Phill Johnston Metal Work
Bob Culver Bird Carvings
Dale Keitkamp Decorative Decoys
Rosalyn Leach Daisey Wildlife Wood Carvings
Mike Novalis Decoy & Shorebird Carvings
Greg Clark Decoys&Birds Carvings
Harold Van Dyck Shorebird Carvings
Melanie Hummer Nature Photography
David Lychenheim Wildlife Photography
John W. Maloney Wildlife Photography
Edgar R. Miller Wildlife Photography
Geoffrey Blakely Nature Photography
Brad Barrie Nature Photography
Larry Hitchens Nature Photography
Leah Dodd Tri-State Bird Rescue
Derek Stoner Ornithological Society
Tony Senn Ducks Unlimited
Dawn Webb DNREC – State Programs
Susan Yost Del. State University
Quentin Schlieder Native Plant Information
Geographic Region: US - Northeast
State/Province: Delaware
Contact Information: Tina Watson, Outdoor Recreation Planner Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge 2591 Whitehall Neck Road Smyrna, DE 19977 302-653-6872
Event URL: http://www.fws.gov/northeast/bombayhook/

 

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