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Tamarac offers family ski Jan. 17

Don't let the cold keep you from enjoying nature this winter. Explore the fascinating world of winter ecology.

Join a Tamarac park ranger on a two-hour woodland trek Sunday, Jan. 17, at 2 p.m. This trek is perfect for the whole family. Grab your skis, dress in layers and head to the Pine Lake Ski Trail parking at Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. The trail head parking is located on County Hwy 29, 6 miles north of State Hwy 34.

For more information on this free event or to check on cancellation due to weather or snow conditions contact Tamarac staff at 218-847-2641 ext 23.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is the principal Federal agency responsible for conserving, protecting, and enhancing fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.

The Service manages the National Wildlife Refuge System that includes more than 540 refuges nation wide. Within Becker County, the Service is represented by the Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge, Hamden Slough National Wildlife Refuge, and the Detroit Lakes Wetland Management District.

Becker County enjoys an impressive diversity of both plants and wildlife as a result of its location where the eastern deciduous forest meets the prairie. Plan a visit to experience Tamarac, Hamden Slough, or one of the many Waterfowl Production Areas and enjoy your public lands.