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Fall Wildlife Fest, Oct 1

10/1/16Northern Shoveler USFWS


Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge will hold a Fall Wildlife Festival at the refuge visitor center from 12-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016. 

Activities at the festival include


  • 12-4 p.m. Nature crafts and wildlife photography exhibit at the Visitor Center
  • 1 p.m. Presentation with raptors by Tree House Wildlife Center at the Visitor Center
  • 2 p.m. Citizen science presentation and wildflower seed collection, meet at the Visitor Center
  • 3 p.m. Junior Ranger hike for children ages 4-13, meet at the Visitor Center. Each child will receive a Junior Ranger activity book and badge.
The wildlife photography exhibit will highlight local professional and amateur photographers and will be on display at the refuge visitor center Oct. 1-14. 


This event is free and open to the public. 

For more information about the refuge open house, call 618-883-2524 or email

Submitting Photos for the Wildlife Photography Exhibit  

All local photographers are invited to submit up to 2 original 8x10 photographs of wildlife and natural landscapes taken in Calhoun, Jersey or Greene counties.

Photos must be submitted with the photographer’s name, address, phone number, a photo caption including where the photo was taken and signed photography release form by noon Thursday, Sept. 29, to or mail to HC 82 Box 107, Brussels, IL 62013. Photos may be matted or framed but it is not required. Please indicate when submitting if you would like the photographs returned. 

Click here to download a photography release form or you may pick one up at the visitor center. 

Last Updated: Aug 29, 2016
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