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Upcoming Events in Swanton Vermont


February

1 - 4 Great Backyard Bird Count - Help scientists track birds in your community. Everyone's contribution is important. It doesnt matter whether you identify, count, and report the 5 species coming to your backyard feeder or the 75 species you see during a day's outing to the refuge. Your bird list can help answer questions about the health of our bird populations. To participate visit: http://www.birdsource.org/gbbc or stop in the office to pick up more information

Address: Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge, 29 Tabor Rd , Swanton, Vermont
Ph: 802-868-4781 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: missisquoi@fws.gov
Web: www.fws.gov/northeast/missisquoi

2 Snowshoe Excursion to Maquam Bog - Join Refuge Maintenance Mechanic Joe Bertrand for a winter nature walk in the bog. All ages are welcome and encouraged to participate. Please be prepared for a strenuous hike. Snowshoes recommended. Meet at the Louies Landing Parking Area. Loaner snowshoes available. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. LIMITED TO 15 PEOPLE. 8:00am - Noon

Address: Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge, 29 Tabor Rd , Swanton, Vermont
Ph: 802-868-4781 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: missisquoi@fws.gov
Web: www.fws.gov/northeast/missisquoi
Fee: Free

March

16 Winter Nature Walk - Join Joe Belanger, Friends of Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge, Inc. Board Director, for a 2 hour guided nature walk leaving from the old refuge headquarters on Rt. 78, Swanton. Enjoy an informative couple of hours on the Maquam Creek/Black Creek nature trails and learn about wildlife species and refuge management programs. Meet at the kiosk behind the Old Refuge Headquarters building, Hwy. 78. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. LIMITED TO 15 PEOPLE. 10:00am - 12:00pm

Address: Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge, 29 Tabor Rd , Swanton, Vermont
Ph: 802-868-4781 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: missisquoi@fws.gov
Web: www.fws.gov/northeast/missisquoi
Fee: Free

April

27 Woodcock Walk - Join refuge volunteer Greg Simard for an informative stroll along a managed woodcock habitat area at the refuge. Woodcock arrive at the refuge in mid March and soon thereafter woodcock begin courtship displays over their singing grounds. Take this opportunity to learn about natural history and habitat requirements of the woodcock and possibly observe its unusual courtship display. Wear warm clothing, sturdy footwear and bring a flashlight along. Meet at parking area, opposite Stephen J. Young Marsh, on Tabor Road. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. LIMITED TO 15 PEOPLE. 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Address: Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge, 29 Tabor Rd , Swanton, Vermont
Ph: 802-868-4781 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: missisquoi@fws.gov
Web: www.fws.gov/northeast/missisquoi
Fee: Free

29 Woodcock Walk - Join Assistant Refuge Manager Dave Frisque for an informative stroll along a managed woodcock habitat area at the refuge. Woodcock arrive at the refuge in mid March and soon thereafter woodcock begin courtship displays over their singing grounds. Take this opportunity to learn about natural history and habitat requirements of the woodcock and possibly observe its unusual courtship display. Wear warm clothing, sturdy footwear and bring a flashlight along. Meet at the Old Refuge Headquarters on highway 78. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. LIMITED TO 15 PEOPLE. 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Address: Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge, 29 Tabor Rd , Swanton, Vermont
Ph: 802-868-4781 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: missisquoi@fws.gov
Web: www.fws.gov/northeast/missisquoi
Fee: Free

13 Bird Walk - Experience the nature of wetlands and birdwatching as you walk along our trails with refuge volunteer Jon Zurit. Learn to identify birds by sight and song. Bring binoculars or borrow ours and wear sturdy walking shoes. Recommended for all ages. Meet at the Old Refuge Headquarters, Hwy. 78. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. LIMITED TO 15 PEOPLE. 8:30am - 10:00am

Address: Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge, 29 Tabor Rd , Swanton, Vermont
Ph: 802-868-4781 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: missisquoi@fws.gov
Web: www.fws.gov/northeast/missisquoi
Fee: Free

May

27 International Migratory Bird Day - Birdwatchers of all abilities are welcome and encouraged to participate in the Annual Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge International Migratory Bird Day Count. Participants will be split into small teams to survey the refuge and adjacent areas by vehicle, foot, canoe, and motorboat depending on interests and abilities. Bring your binoculars and field guides. Dress appropriately for the weather and expect that the ground will be wet. Waterproof boots are advised. Following the count, participants will reassemble at the refuge headquarters to tally the numbers and eat lunch. Meet at Refuge Headquarters/Visitor Center, Tabor Rd. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. 8:30am - noon

Address: Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge, 29 Tabor Rd , Swanton, Vermont
Ph: 802-868-4781 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: missisquoi@fws.gov
Web: www.fws.gov/northeast/missisquoi
Fee: Free

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