Monday, October 12, 2015

Plant walk, nature photography, skull maze, canoeing: all ages welcome at Red River National Wildlife Refuge annual celebration on Sat, Oct 17, 9 am to 2 pm

Spotted fawn White-tailed Deer

Canoeing, archery, hayride refuge tours, face painting, fish printing, and other nature-oriented activities. Seeing an eagle, native snakes, turtles, baby alligators and a young wood duck.

It is the annual Refuge Celebration and Open House on Saturday, Oct 17, 9 am to 2 pm, at Red River Natl Wildlife Refuge, says Terri Jacobs.

- New this year will be a skull maze. Visitors are given a mammal skull to identify by walking the maze.
- A guided native plant walk starts at 11 am.
- A nature photography program, titled "Birds, Bugs and Beasts of Red River National Wildlife Refuge" will start at 12:30 pm in the Education Center.
- The new Nature Discovery Outdoor Play Area, designed for children ages 4 through 10 years old, will be open to the public for the first time.

Fawn photo: Ronnie Maum.

Red River Natl. Wildlife Refuge

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