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In Remembrance

Wildlife Management Volunteer Opportunities:

To give volunteers some advance notice about opportunities to directly support wildlife management activities on the Refuge, we've created a general annual calendar. Please make a note of the things you are interested in and watch for more information as the time nears, or for more information, call Marilyn Eames at 301-497-5949.
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Christmas Bird Count: January 2, 2006; 0530 am - 4:00 pm
Mid Winter Bird Count: 3rd Sunday in January

Patuxent River Bird Count: mid February

Post Hunting Deer Survey: end of March

Calling Frog Surveys: February - August

Woodcock Surveys: March through April

Whippoorwill Surveys: April through August

Songbird Box Monitoring: April through August

Basking Turtle Surveys: Cancelled for 2006 

May Bird Count: 2nd Saturday in May

Herp Area Searches: Cancelled for 2006

NABA 4th July Butterfly Count: July 15, 2005; 8AM-5PM; North Tract, rain date: July 22

Goose Round-ups: late June/early July

Fawn Survey: end of  August

Biological Data Collecting: September through January - North Tract - MHNA

Patuxent Research Refuge,

=> National Wildlife Visitor Center,<=

Laurel, MD - Directions

 

Saturday, March 18 - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm -

" Refuge System Birthday Bash"
Live animals and children activities.

Wildlife habitat tram tours($).


Saturday & Sunday, April 1 & 2

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

17th "Patuxent Wildlife Art Show and Sale"

The Art Show and Sale features wildlife art illustrated through the talents of local and regional artists. Wildlife habitat tram tours($).
 

Saturday, June 10 - 9:00 - 4:00 pm

"Kids Fishing Day"

Fishing exhibits, demonstrations, and displays, children's activities. Catch & Release only.

Wildlife habitat tram tours ($).


Saturday, October 14 - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
"Patuxent Wildlife Festival"
Live animals, displays and films,

Wildlife research tours and habitat tram tours ($).

Patuxent Research Refuge,

=> North Tract, <=

Laurel, MD - Directions

 

Sunday, April 23  - 1:00 to 4:00 pm 

  "Earth Day"
Come out to Patuxent and help the environment "think globally, act locally."

All ages welcome. Dress to get dirty!

 

Sunday, September 25 - 1:00 - 4:00 pm

"National Hunting & Fishing Day"
Explore hunting & fishing displays and exhibits.
Go Wild for Wildlife! Learn about the history of wildlife conservation and about local hunting and fishing opportunities.

 


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