Save the date for Tamarac’s Fall Festival “Wolves & Wilderness,” Saturday, October 4, 10 a.m. – ...
Congratulations Ron Jenson for being awarded 2014 Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge Volunteer of the Year ...
by Ron Jensen The spring and early summer rains caused building delays for the Discovery ...
Just some fun pictures of our volunteers from the last week’s Recognition Picnic – “Goin’ on Safari.” Our Volunteers are awesome!
Researcher Tim Mitchel returned to retrieve temperature loggers in the turtle nests he marked this spring. He will be determining the sex ratio after hatching as part of a climate change study. Painted turtles are temperature dependent for sex determination. Warmer temps create more females, cooler temps create more males. Painted turtles will be hatching […]
Bison on Tamarac Refuge? An adjacent landowner to Tamarac Refuge has had a breakout of captive bison. Approximately 20 bison have roamed onto the refuge. Every effort is being made to round up the animals, however the forested landscape ismaking it difficult. If you see any bison on the refuge, please report it to Tamarac staff […]
Cheers to Cathie Ferguson! She is our July Volunteer of the Month. Cathie co-leads our Aquatic Invasive Species education team, and has donated many hours in support of our Environmental Education program including the Discovery Center project. Thanks Cathie for all you do!
Friends of Tamarac raises funds by cleaning up after We Fest. Volunteers work anywhere from four hours to three days picking up the concert bowl and campgrounds. It’s a great way to spend time with other volunteers and see who can find the most interesting item someone has left behind.
The Tamarac Tracks Summer 2014 is now available online. Included in this issue: Refuge Wetlands to be Restored, Painted Turtle Research, Sandhill Crane Study, Tamarac Babies, Discovery Center Update, Wild Wednesdays, Volunteer Vibe, Youth Conservation Corps Crew, Volunteer Spotlight, Wildlife of Tamarac Quilt, Summer Programs and Activities, and much more. Enjoy