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Tamarac Refuge hosts various programs

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The Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge has several events coming up over the next week or so.

  • Sunday, July 14, 2 p.m. — Wolves: Paws, Claws & Bushy Tails! Learn how this species was decimated and how the Endangered Species Act made their incredible journey of recovery possible. Then journey into Tamarac’s wild wolf habitat.
  • Wednesday, July 16, 10 a.m. — Wild Wednesday! Programs will be offered every Wednesday at 10 a.m. July-August. Explore the world of nature with your child or grandchild during this hour long adventure. Activities designed for 3-7 year olds.
  • Thursday, July 18, 10 a.m. — Wildlife Excursion! Explore the refuge with a knowledgeable guide. Search for wildlife and learn about the cultural and natural history of Tamarac on this two-hour driving tour.
  • Sunday, July 21, 2 p.m. — Celebrating 75!  History Tour - Join Tamarac for this car caravan tour as they embark on a journey through the story of Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. Discover the people and places that played a key role in refuge development from the 1930s and the Civilian Conservation Corps forward. 
  • For all activities, meet at the Chippewa Picnic Area on County Hwy 26 just 3 miles east of the visitor center.

    For more information, contact the refuge at 847-2641.