Tamarac’s Fall Festival

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 […]

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Ron Jenson, Volunteer of the Year

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 […]

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Painted Turtles Hatching

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 […]

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Bison on Tamarac Refuge

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 […]

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