2014 Tamarac Photo Contest Manager’s Choice (selected by Neil Powers, Tamarac Refuge Manager) is “Harebell” ...
A crisp beautiful fall evening at The Richwood Winery was the setting for the fourth ...
by Ron Jensen The spring and early summer rains caused building delays for the Discovery ...
Save the date for Tamarac’s Fall Festival “Wolves & Wilderness,” Saturday, October 4, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Spend a beautiful autumn day on the refuge. Venture out on a guided tour to discover Tamarac’s diverse habitat. Enjoy a storyteller’s tale of Old Three-Legs. Discover the world of wolves with presentations by the International Wolf Center […]
Just some fun pictures of our volunteers from the last week’s Recognition Picnic – “Goin’ on Safari.” Our Volunteers are awesome!
Congratulations Ron Jenson for being awarded 2014 Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge Volunteer of the Year at the Volunteer Picnic last Thursday. (Ron Jenson in photo with refuge staff Kelly Blackledge and Janice Bengston) He donated nearly 800 hours this past year; many of them toward the Discovery Center project. He has worked with staff, contractors […]
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!