Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, 2591 Whitehall Neck Road, Smyrna, announced its March schedule of events and programs.
Programs are free with paid entry of $4 per vehicle.
— Mammals of Bombay Hook: 9 to 11 a.m. March 10: Attendees will join volunteer Bruce Lantz for a program about many of the 35 mammal species documented on the refuge. The program will explore the presence and life cycles of many common, shy and elusive mammal species. Examine the past history and some of the current challenges faced by many of these game and nongame mammals. The program will include both a classroom and field trip component. To register: 653-9345, firstname.lastname@example.org.
— Spring Fever Tour of the Refuge: 1:30 to 4 p.m. March 16. Attendees will tour the refuge, walk a trail or two looking for signs of spring and identify birds along the way. To register: 653-9345, email@example.com.
— Jr. Rangers Learn about Mammals of Bombay Hook: 9:30 a.m. to noon March 17. New and returning children ages 7-11 are invited to explore the presence and life cycles of many common, shy and elusive mammal species. A field trip to explore mammal habitats will be included. To register: 653-9345, firstname.lastname@example.org.
— Your First Visit to Bombay Hook Tour: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 23. Attendees will learn a about the refuge’s history, why it is here, how it is managed for wildlife, bird migration at the refuge and walk a trail and identify birds. To register: 653-9345, email@example.com.
— Tour of the Refuge: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 25. Attendees will join volunteer Ray Cullom for a tour of the refuge. Find out how the refuge is managed for wildlife, visit different habitats and walk a trail. Meets at the Visitor Center. Also 1:30 to 3 p.m.
— Garden Keepers: Cleanup, Pruning and Mulching: 1 to 3 p.m. March 29. Join Larry and Leslie Cook for hands-on garden maintenance. Learn gardening techniques and bring garden gloves.
For more, visit fws.gov/refuge/bombay_hook.