Check out Mingo NWR's free events that are coming up!
February 4, 2017 - Eagle Days (9 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Mingo National Wildlife Refuge will be hosting live eagle presentations every hour from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, and 2:00) at the maintenance shop (at the Red Mill Drive entrance on Highway 51). The visitor center will be open and spotting scopes will be set up around the refuge. This event is held at the refuge every two years.
April 1, 2017 - Spring Wildflower Hike (10 a.m. & 1 p.m.)
Join Ranger Debbie Koenigs on a walk to explore spring wildflowers blooming on the refuge. The event will start at the visitor center and is suitable for all ages. Walking will be on uneven or steep trails. Appropriate footwear is recommended.
April 22, 2017 - Earth Day Bird Walk (8 a.m. - 10 a.m.)
Join Ranger Debbie Koenigs in a search for birds along the Swampwalk Nature Trail (boardwalk). April is a good time to look for migrating and breeding birds on the refuge. A limited number of binoculars will be available. This event is most suitable for visitors over 10 years old. Some walking may be on uneven trails.
***All programs at the refuge are free to the public. Programs may be subject to change based on weather and refuge conditions. Specific locations for programs will be determined closer to the date. Visit the refuge's Facebook page or call the visitor center at 573-222-3589 for more information about these programs.
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