|A black bear and her cubs take a stroll at Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge in North Carolina.|
Cypress Creek Holiday Open House
December 4, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge, IL
Celebrate the holiday season with refuge Friends and staff.
FOCUS on Photography
December 12, 9 to 9:45 a.m. — Necedah National Wildlife Refuge, WI
Discover outdoor photography techniques, share tips and tricks, and find new photography locations on the refuge. Participants are invited to apply what they’ve learned outside during the following program. Bring your camera (film, DSLR, or point and shoot), extra batteries and a sense of adventure. Free and open to the public. All skill levels welcome.
December 30, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge, TX
Take part in the 18th annual Trinity River Christmas Bird Count for northern Liberty County. Areas to be counted include the Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge, Tarkington Prairie, and Gaylor Lake. Meet at 7 a.m. at the Valero Gas station located at the intersection of Hwy 105 and Hwy 321, about 6 miles southeast of Cleveland.