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Ranger Hike on Sunday at Neal Smith NWR

Published: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 10:55 a.m. CST • Updated: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 10:57 a.m. CST

The Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge will host a Ranger Hike from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday.

The program is free and open to the public. The theme of the hike is how to build a prairie. A naturalist will discuss management and restoration techniques and will explain how the refuge is bringing back the tallgrass prairie. Participants will be provided a tour of the refuge’s seed laboratory, greenhouse and reconstructed prairie.

Register for the hike by contacting Michelle Garcia at michelle_garcia@fws.gov or (515) 994-3400.

The next Ranger Hike will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 12.

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