Toast to Tamarac

     Friday September 27 4:00 – 8:00 pm at the Richwood Winery  The Friends of Tamarac invite you to their third annual Toast to Tamarac at Richwood Winery. The fundraiser will include wine tasting, appetizers, silent auction, games of chance and live music. Cost is $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Profits […]

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Annual Fall Festival – Celebrating 75 Years

   Saturday October 5 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Spend a day at the settlers’ cabins to celebrate Tamarac’s 75th Birthday at the Annual Fall Festival. Venture out on a guided refuge tour to discover Tamarac’s past while we look to the future. Become a “refuge manager” on the activity trail and learn about wildlife […]

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Tamarac’s 2013 Volunteer of the Year

Nancy Brennan began volunteering in 2010 assisting with the Ecological Classification System project. With her botany background, it was a perfect fit. She worked alongside our expert contractor in the field mapping, collecting, and recording data Tamarac’s plant species. Having spent time working with children as a librarian, she soon shared her love of nature […]

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Mowing Invasive Tansy Completed

    Mowing of the invasive Tansy has been completed in some areas on the refuge. This plant was introduced to the US from Europe for medicinal and horticultural purposes. It degrades wildlife habitat and hinders reforestation. Thanks to Luverne Ehnert for mowing some fields before seeds could mature and be dispersed. Also thanks goes out […]

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Bugs and Creepy Crawlers

Sunday August 18 2:00 pm Discover the strange world of insects found on the refuge that are part of the food chain of a healthy ecosystem. We will work grass and brush with sweep nets to collect insects that we will view up close with magnifiers and try to identify. Meet at the Pine Lake […]

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