The Friends of Tamarac operate a mighty little gift shop in the Tamarac Refuge Visitor Center. This store boasts with one of the best selection of nature books in NW Minnesota. You can find all sorts of great nature toys for kids, gifts, and Tamarac Refuge souvenirs. The local Ojibwe hand-harvested and wood parched wild […]
The highlights of this newsletter include: “The President’s Letter” by Lee Kensinger, “Planning for Today and Tomorrow” by Neil Powers, “Preparing for the Parula” by Olivia Walton, “Spring Migration” by Olivia Walton, “Meet the Harringtons”, “Environmental Education” by Becky Aarestad, “On Rainbows, Goddesses and Blueflag Iris” by Nancy Brennan, “Consuming Mr. Walton’s Joy” by Jim […]
Tamarac provides many opportunities for visitors to experience a natural world where plants, wildlife, and serenity can be found everywhere. Come out and enjoy the refuge. Go for a hike, take in a special presentation or movie, or just go explore! There is something for everyone at Tamarac. Blackbird Wildlife Drive: In search of wildlife? […]
Thursday April 20, 8:30 am – Spring Clean-up Day (Lunch provided) Tuesday April 25, 10:00 am- 2:00 pm – Spring Environmental Education Team meeting Wednesday April 26, 10:00-12:00 – Maintenance Volunteer Orientation for new and seasoned volunteers Thursday April 27, 8:30-2:00 – Volunteer Spring Training for all volunteers! Friday April 28, 8:00- 12:00 Frazee First […]
Let’s clean up the refuge and make it a better place for wildlife and people. Tamarac’s Clean-up Day is Thursday, April 20 starting around 8:30 am meeting at the Visitor Center. Wear clothes you can get dirty. Bring gloves. Lunch will be provided. If you are interested contact Janice Bengtson: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 218-844-1756.
The highlights of this newsletter include: “The President’s Letter” by Vonnie Jacobson, “Focusing on the Future” by Neil Powers, “Giving Hearts Day”, “Fall Festival”, “Connecting With Concordia” by Ken Foster, “Dewey’s Duck Camp” by Tom Fritz, “Snow Fleas” by Dave Israel, “Eastes Takes Grand Prize in Tamarac Photo Contest”, “Volunteer Vibes”, “Movies and Activities”, and much […]
By Vonnie Jacobson, president Friends of Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge 2016 has been a banner year for Friends of Tamarac which was highlighted by recognition from The National Wildlife Refuge Association as Friends Group of the Year. We were also pleased to accept our community’s Regional Chamber of Commerce Tourism Award for the year. But […]
The highlights of this newsletter include: “Friends of Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge” by Vonnie Jacobson, “Duck Stamps and Habitat Conservation” by Neil Powers, “Waterfowl on the Move” by James Kawlewski, “The Best Student Fieldtrip” by Cecilia Brininger, “Dewey’s Duck Camp” by Tom Fritz, “The Duck Stamp” by Janice Bengtson, “Meet Resident Volunteer Wayne Beckett”, “Ken […]
FOT Board Goes “Wild” for Giving Hearts Day Join us on Thursday, February 9, 2017! Help support the “Connecting Children with Nature” at Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. Learn about these programs on the Friends of Tamarac profile posted on the Dakota Medical Foundation/Impact Foundation website for Giving Hearts Day, Impact Foundation. There is a video, […]
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 […]
Cheers to our October Volunteer of the Month, Janet Bridgers. She donated 48 hours in preparing and presenting Environmental Education activities, hosting the visitor center and leading the efforts for a successful Fall Festival. Thank you, Janet for your dedication to Tamarac!
Friends of Tamarac held its annual dinner on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at the Discovery Center. Best viewed in full screen.