The Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge is an integral part of a nationwide network of 553 refuges maintaining approximately 100 million acres of land and water dedicated to the protection of the nation's wildlife resources. These over 1500 acres of river, wetland and forest are home to a wide variety of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and many other animals plus plants, including several threatened or endangered species. The refuge is an important stopover point for migratory birds. Continued on "About Oxbow Nat'l Refuge".
Walk on the Goddard Trail Saturday, November 18, from 2:00 to 4:00pm - rain date: Sunday, Nov. 19, 2:00. Join us to explore the Goddard Trail, located in the center of the Oxbow NWR. This relatively flat, 3 mile round trip walk is located near the spot where Robert H. Goddard, the father of modern rocketry, performed some of his early exploratory work. Meet at the Hunter Parking lot on Lake George St. in Devens, MA. For more information contact Donna at email@example.com or 978.835.7627
Sketching in Nature Saturday, August 26, from 10:00 – 12:00 or later– Rain or Shine; Oxbow N. W. Refuge, Bill Ashe Pavilion, 80 Hospital Road, Devens Come for the second in our series of Arts at the Oxbow, a fun, informative event. Pre-registration is appreciated: Rona: 978-779-2259; Ada: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, see Events and Programs.