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".
Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May14 - Birding - Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge, Still River Depot Road in Harvard, MA - starting at 7:30 am Cancelled for Saturday, May 6, due to the forecast of rain.
Join bird experts Dick and Peg Knowlton on their yearly exploration of the birds on the southerly section of the Oxbow Refuge. The number of species spotted varies, but usually is close to 40. The pace will be leisurely, the company amiable, knowledge will be shared, and all will have a good time. Bird lovers from experts to beginners are welcome. Bring your binoculars and a guidebook or two. Wearing bug-proof clothing is recommended. Depending on the weather, the trails might be damp. Contact information: Rona at 978-779-2259.
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