April 22, 2024

Activities at NSNWR Saturday

Bison are an integral part of the habitat management practices at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge.

Nature Tots Signs of Spring

Children ages 3-5, accompanied by an adult, are welcome to attend a free, fun and educational program about signs of spring in the tallgrass prairie. The program is from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center. Activities will include storytime, a nature craft and an exploration of the tallgrass prairie, weather permitting. Lessons will focus on engaging children’s senses and using hands-on and interactive activities.

Registration requested.

Free Evening Photography Walk

Join photographer Mike Cox as he leads a walk along a refuge trail at 4 p.m. Saturday at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge. Enjoy exploring the evening prairie landscape. Learn tips for taking excellent outdoor photographs while learning about Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge, the tallgrass prairie and its wildlife. All types of cameras can be used during this program.

For additional information and to register for any of the programs, contact nancy_corona@fws.gov or call 515-994-3400