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Wildlife Conservation Day at Patuxent Research Refuge North Tract
The Patuxent Research Refuge - North Tract is hosting a WILDLIFE CONSERVATION DAY on Saturday, August 26th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. SHUTTERBUGS WILL MEET AT 8:00 A.M. TO ENJOY THE HUMMINGBIRDS AT THE CONTACT STATION PRIOR TO THIS EVENT. Note: All visitors must register inside the contact station upon arrival and check out upon departure. This is a great event with a variety of activities. * See retriever dogs, raptors and live birds and learn about hunting through the Meade Natural Heritage Association and the National Wild Turkey Federation. Chesapeake Women Anglers, Healing Waters, Casting for Recovery and Wings over America will also be present. * Explore habitats with a trail guide * Learn about wildlife viewing, birding and wildlife photography * Practice fly tying and fishing at one of their ponds. * Participate in archery and firearms demonstrations * Play detective as you explore clues for the "Adventure Scavenger Hunts" This is a wonderful family fun day, and there are raptors on display here. The North Tract is also a great place for hummingbirds at the contact station. If you are planning on walking the trails, please wear Tick repellent spray like Repel or Sawyers Permetrin as they are prevalent in the area. I will be hosting a table at this event from 10am - 2pm offering wildlife photography tips. Stop by and say hello.

Patuxent Research Refuge Visitors Center

230 Bald Eagle Drive · Laurel, MD

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