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".
Mammal Tracks and Signs in Winter Saturday, February 17, 2018; 1:00-3:00. Starting point: Bill Ashe Facility at the Oxbow Refuge at 80 Hospital Road in Devens, MA. led by Tracker Donna Mackie. Dress appropriately to the weather and trail condition. Registration is appreciated: contact Donna at (978) 835-7627.
Vernal Pools Talk and Walk Early March - Date to be Announced, since this depends on the weather. Still River Depot Road entrance to the Refuge in Harvard. Rona Balco will be the presenter and guide. Dress appropriately for the often muddy conditions. Registration is appreciated: contact Rona at (978) 779-2259.
"Bears" with Bill Fournier Sunday, March 18; 4:00pm. Lancaster Community Center.