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Golf Cart Tours

Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge and the US Fish and Wildlife Service are hosting Refuge Golf Cart Tours that travel through the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE            Contact:  Pam Steinhaus   (815) 273-2732

April 19, 2017                                                        Visitor Service Manager

 

Come and Explore the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge.

 

Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge and the US Fish and Wildlife Service are hosting Refuge Golf Cart Tours that travel through the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge.  The tours are free and open to all ages.  Trips are the 1st & 3rd Thursday and the 3rd Saturday of every month from May through September. The Golf Cart will leave promptly at 8 a.m. from the Ingersoll Wetlands Learning Center located at 7071 Riverview Rd, Thomson, IL and will return at 10 a.m.  Participants are asked to arrive at 7:45 am. Registration is required and seating is limited. 

 

Monthly Bird Walks are held year round on the 2nd Saturday of each month from 9 – 11 a.m. Participants will meet at the Ingersoll Wetlands Learning Center at 8:45 a.m. and carpool to various locations on the refuge.

 

Registration is required for all activities. Please call the refuge office at 815-273-2732 to make your reservation or email at stewardsumrr@gmail.com. 

     

Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge is the most visited refuge in the United States.  The Refuge extends 261 miles along the Upper Mississippi River from Wabasha, Minn. to Princeton, IA., protecting and preserving habitat for migratory birds, fish, and a variety of other wildlife.  This 240,000 acre Refuge was established in 1924.

Last Updated: Apr 27, 2017
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