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“Biking for Birds”- Ride the Refuge

September 28, 2013Biking

A day of biking and bird watching at Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge.

Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge will hold “Biking for Birds” a free, biking and bird watching event to be held at the refuge Visitor Center from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, September 28.

Free bike rentals will be available courtesy of the wildlife refuge for attendees to explore refuge trails at their own pace. Or you may use your own bike if you wish.

A number of trails will be open for biking during the event, including short, long, blacktop and gravel. Volunteers will have viewing scopes set up at birding hot spots along the trails.

Gerry Noll, certified Cycling Savvy instructor and owner of Ferguson Bicycle Shop will present the basics of biking safety at 10 a.m. He’ll teach bike handling skills and demonstrate how to properly use safety equipment. 

Park ranger Cortney Solum will provide a talk on bird watching techniques at 11 a.m.

This event is open to all ages. No registration is needed.

For more information, call the refuge at 618-883-2524.

Last Updated: Aug 29, 2013
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