Winter on the Refuge

Don’t let the winter blues get you down, come out and enjoy Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. Winter can bring some of the best wildlife watching. With leaves off the trees you can see deeper into the forest and the snow pack absorbs sound making listening for wildlife crisp and clear. Each fresh snowfall creates new […]

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Stranger in the Woods & Bird Feeder Activity

Sunday, November 16, 2:00 Movie: Stranger in the Woods & Bird Feeder Activity Welcome the magic of winter! This story takes place inside the forest as two snowdrifts, Pierre and Janine, introduce their friends and discuss their encounters with a mysterious stranger. After the movie, create a birdfeeder for your winter friends. For children of all […]

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Wildlife of Tamarac Quilt

Raffle winner of the “Wildlife of Tamarac Quilt” was Deb Larson of St. Anthony, MN. The winning ticket was drawn by Denise Warwig (waiting for the tickets to be mixed up) who made the quilt. In all, 1,152 tickets were sold with proceeds supporting Friends of Tamarac programs. The drawing took place today at the […]

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Give to the Max Day

The Friends of Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge are passionate about connecting people and nature. The Friends of Tamarac provide opportunities for children and families to ‘unplug’ from busy, technology-filled lives and make meaningful connections in nature. They make connections with over 3,000 student visits per year and even more families, sharing the social and natural ecological […]

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Harebell – Manager’s Choice

2014 Tamarac Photo Contest Manager’s Choice (selected by Neil Powers, Tamarac Refuge Manager) is “Harebell” taken along the Blackbird Wildlife Drive by Dale Rehder. All photos will be on display at the Washington Square Mall in Detroit Lakes from Oct. 13 to 19 for National Wildlife Refuge Week. Winners announced at an awards ceremony at […]

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