World Migratory Bird Day and 75th Anniversary of Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

May 11, 2019
Event - Birdwatching

May 11, 2019Join us for our World Migratory Bird Day celebration. Details to be announced.

*Date tentative, subject to change based upon staffing or inclement weather.



From 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge teams up with the Chincoteague Natural History Association to offer visitors a fun-filled day of family friendly activities. The historic Assateague Lighthouse opens for climbs at 9:00 AM. Come build a birdhouse or enjoy a special movie, shown throughout the day. At Noon, we’ll conduct the Children’s Art Contest Award Ceremony. Be in the refuge auditorium at 1:00 PM, where staff from Assateague State Park will present the ever popular “Scales and Tales”, live raptors and reptiles program. Stick around for a taste of the Anniversary cake at 2:00 PM in the classroom.

For more information, please call (757) 336-6122. This press release gives details about the 2018 Youth Art Contest.