2013 National Wildlife Refuge Week Kayaking Events

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A variety of kayak tours and related events will be held in national wildlife refuges during National Wildlife Refuge Week (October 13-19).

“National Wildlife Refuge Week is a great time to discover these untamed lands: to hike, to fish, to kayak, or to simply enjoy wild places and wild creatures. I encourage all Americans to visit a refuge in their state, especially those with children who have an opportunity to open up young eyes and hearts to the wonders of the great outdoors.” said Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell.

River Paddle Ride

Mingo National Wildlife Refuge, MO
Saturday, October 19
8 a.m. to 12 (noon)

Enjoy a guided paddle ride down the Mingo River. A limited number of canoes and kayaks will be available for use. Participants are also welcome to bring their own canoe or kayak. Pre-registration is required: 573-222-3589, peter_rea@fws.gov

“Go Wild”

Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge, VA
Sunday, October 13
1 to 5 p.m.

“Go Wild” events will include bluebird house building, a guided kayak tour, compliments of Rappahannock Wildlife Refuge Friends. Event is on the Hutchinson Tract.

45th annual Arrow Rock Heritage Craft Festival

Big Muddy National Fish and Wildlife Refuge
Jameson Island Unit, MO
Saturday-Sunday, October 12-13
Located near Arrow Rock, MO.

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