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Giving Hearts Day

  Join us on Thursday, February 8, 2018! 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, too!   To make a donation, Click […]

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FOT Annual Meeting

The Friends had our annual meeting at the Discovery Center on Nov. 30.  It was a full house and a great evening! Kathy Piechel, a teacher from Frazee gave an inspiring talk about the positive difference our Enviromental Education programs make in her students.  We elected 5 new board members. We announced that we have paid […]

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Fall Activities on the Refuge

Blackbird Wildlife Drive: Take a drive on this ve mile interpretive route fol- lowing the edges of lakes, marshes and meadows. The swans are gathering on Blackbird Lake and the canopy of trees is spectacular. Pick up a brochure at the information kiosk located at the start of the Drive on Hwy 26. Old Indian […]

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Tamarac Tracks Fall 2017

The highlights of this newsletter include: “The President’s Letter” by Lee Kensinger, “Fall is for Making Memories” by Neil Powers, “Deer Hunting and Lead”, “Senior Pass Frenzy” by Kelly Blackledge, “A Toast to Tamarac”, “Concordia Students Environmental Policy Class, “Firefighting Detail from Tamarac” by Gina Kemper,  “Volunteer Milestones”, “Celebrating Volunteers” by Janice Bengtson,  “Swan Party”, […]

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2017 Photo Contest Winners

Grand Prize/Wildlife Manager’s Choice – Refuge Friend’s Choice – People’s Choice Plant Life Scenic Nature’s Abstracts Recreation Youth Division Nature’s Abstract Plant Life Recreation Scenic Wildlife Link: Photo Contest Page   2017 Photo Contest Awards

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A Toast To Tamarac – 2017 Please Join Us

The Friends of Tamarac would like to extend a special invitation for you to join us for the 7th annual Toast to Tamarac at the Richwood Winery on Friday, September 8, 2017,  from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm.   The fundraiser will include a Commemorative Glass and Wine Tasting, Appetizers, Silent Auction, Games of Chance and live music by […]

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A Toast to Tamarac – 2017

Come and join us for the seventh annual “A Toast to Tamarac” at The Richwood Winery on Friday, September 8, 2017, 4:00–8:00 pm. There will be live music, hearty appetizers, a silent auction, and wine tasting with a commemorative wine glass. A beautiful wine basket will be given by the Richwood Winery as a door […]

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Tamarac Tracks Summer 2017

The highlights of this newsletter include: “The President’s Letter” by Lee Kensinger, “Partnering for Success” by Neil Powers, “Tamarac is all a Buzz” by Kurt Svendsgaard, “Bees, Plants, & Pollinator Gardens” by John Boots, “Aquatic Insect Education” by Tina Pierce, “The Magic Lives On” by Janet Bridges, “Water Quality Management on the Refuge” by Olivia […]

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Wanted: Gift Shop Manager

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 […]

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