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Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge

December 16, 2018
Brown Creepers are a fairly common sight during the Christmas Bird Count, but still a welcome one. This year's count will take place over a 24-hour period on Monday, Dec. 17 in Detroit Lakes, and Wednesday, Dec. 19 at Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. (Submitted photo)
No partridges in pear trees, but owls in pine trees? Maybe... Christmas Bird Counts set this week in Detroit Lakes, Tamarac Refuge
December 16, 2018 - 8:00am
October 3, 2018
Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge Manager Neil Powers (left) presents Dave Schneider of Detroit Lakes with the 2018 Volunteer of the Year Award.
Tamarac NWR announces its Volunteer of the Year
October 3, 2018 - 12:27pm
September 27, 2018
Though most of the purple blooms had faded, these Lindsey asters provided a welcome splash of color on Saturday's Fall Photo Safari at Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
Tamarac's treasures: Wildlife Refuge holding fall festival Saturday
September 27, 2018 - 4:52pm
September 19, 2018
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'We gotta go, there is a bear': Bear chases F-M couple near Detroit Lakes
September 19, 2018 - 4:24pm
September 12, 2018
The silent auction held as part of Friday night's Toast to Tamarac fundraiser for the Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge included dozens of outdoors and nature-themed items. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
Toasting Tamarac in style: Friends host fundraiser at Richwood Winery to boost education
September 12, 2018 - 9:33am
September 3, 2018
Wine sampling is a favorite part of Richwood Winery's annual Grape Stomp Festival, which last year drew well over 700 people. Vicki Gerdes / Tribune
Stomping grapes and toasting Tamarac: Richwood Winery is the place to be Sept. 7-8
September 3, 2018 - 8:00am
July 16, 2018
Trumpeter swans, like this trio gliding along Pine Lake, are a comeback success story at Tamarac. In the late 1880s, trumpeter swans disappeared from Minnesota, and in 1987, Tamarac teamed up with the state in an effort to restore the birds. The first of several young adults were released in Jim’s Marsh. Today there are more than 30 successful nesting pairs at Tamarac.
PHOTO GALLERY: Two hours at Tamarac
July 16, 2018 - 1:06pm
April 25, 2018
A butterfly makes a quick landing on a grill at the South Chippewa Lake Picnic Area at Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge on Tuesday. Marie Johnson / Tribune
A volunteer's refuge: Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge recognizes the 'critical' impact of volunteers
April 25, 2018 - 8:59am
December 18, 2017
This female Pine Grosbeak was spotted near Beau Shroyer's home in Richwood last month. It is one of many birds that volunteers will be looking for during the Detroit Lakes Area Christmas Bird Count, set for this Tuesday, Dec. 19, and the Tamarac Refuge bird count, set for Jan. 3. (Submitted photo)
Counting crows...and finches, and owls, and sparrows too: DL Christmas Bird Count is Tuesday; Tamarac event set Jan. 3
December 18, 2017 - 11:00am