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    • Volunteer Orientation

      Volunteer Opportunities

      Saturday, September 3, 2016 - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm   A meeting about volunteer opportunities will be held in the auditorium.  The meeting will cover volunteer opportunities and upcoming activities, with the latter part of the session being a tour of the Refuge.

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    • Jr. Ranger Program - Monarchs

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      Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 9:30 am to 11:30 am -  New and returning children from 7-11 years old are welcome to attend the Jr. Ranger program. Learn about Monarch butterflies.

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    • Monarch Presentation

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      Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm.  Join Terry Willis for a program on monarch butterflies.

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    • Third Tuesdays for Toddlers and Preschoolers - Free Entrance(1)

      Wildlife Rehabilitators - Spring Babies

      Tuesday, September 20, 2016    9:00 am to 2:00 pm    Toddlers/preschoolers (1 year old to 5 years old) and their guardian is free.  Bombay Hook will be free for toddlers on the 3rd Tuesday of September, October, and November.

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    • Monarch Tagging

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      Saturday, September 24, 2016  - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.  Join Terry Willis for a program on tagging monarch butterflies.

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    • Free Entrance -National Public Lands Day

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      Saturday, September 24, 2016 -  1/2 hour before Sunrise to 1/2 hour after Sunset.  The $4.00 entrance fee will be waived to celebrate National Public Lands Day and to invite people to visit Bombay Hook.  It's a great opportunity to spend the day exploring or relaxing in nature. National Public Lands Day is a fee-free entrance day at many federal public lands including, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service or U.S. Forest Service. It's also Bike Your Park Day!

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    • Environmental Education Workshop

      Environmental Education Workshop

      Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm   - The workshop is for teachers, scout leaders, volunteers, and interested visitors.

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    • Managing the Landscape for Monarch Butterflies and other Pollinators

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      Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am - Join Jim White, from the Delaware Nature Society, as he discusses the many ways that we can help maintain Monarch and other pollinator populations in our yard and natural areas.

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    • Free Entrance Fee - Celebrate National Wildlife Refuges

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      Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 1/2 hour before Sunrise to 1/2 hour after Sunset  - The Refuge's $4.00 entrance fee will be waived to celebrate National Wildlife Refuge System week.

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    • Live Birds of Prey - Animal Behavior & Conservation Connections

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      Live Birds of Prey - Animal Behavior & Conservation Connections     Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 1:00 pm     In celebration of National Wildlife Refuge Week there will be a presentation with live birds of prey. The program will present live birds of prey that live locally or migrate through the region.

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    • Jr. Ranger Program - Trees

      Fall Colors

      Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 9:30 am - 11:30 am    New and returning children from 7-11 years old are welcome to attend the Jr. Ranger program to learn about trees.

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    • Third Tuesdays for Toddlers and Preschoolers - Free Entrance - October

      Wildlife Rehabilitators - Spring Babies

      Tuesday, October 18, 2016    9:00 am to 2:00 pm   Entrance is free for toddlers/preschoolers(1 year old to 5 years old) and their family. It will be free for toddlers and their families on the 3rd Tuesday of October and November.

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    • Native Plant Symposium - Native Plants in Wildlife Habitats

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      October 22, 2016 - 10:00 am - 2:30 pm      12th Annual Native Plant Symposium – Native Plants in Wildlife Habitats.   Native plants are essential in habitats for pollinators, birds and other wildlife that provide an ecosystem with food, water, cover and shelter. We will be viewing the Meadow Project's "Hometown Habitat, Stories of Bringing Nature Home" - a documentary focused on showing how and why native plants are critical to the survival and vitality of local ecosystems.

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Last Updated: Aug 19, 2016
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