Behind the Scenes Refuge Tour of Parker River NWR Various Dates in February

Behind the Scenes Refuge Tour of Parker River NWR
Held on the following days:
Saturday, February 20th @9:30 am Sunday, February 21st @ 1:00 pm,
Thursday, February 25th, @ 1:00 pm, Saturday, February 27th @ 9:30 am
and Sunday, February 28th @ 1:00 pm.
Join a refuge ranger for a behind the scenes tour of Parker River National Wildlife Refuge. Tour will be
conducted via refuge van, with several brief “drive by” stops along the way. The tour will present an “up
close and personal” look at the refuge thro
ugh the multiple lenses of the cultural history of Plum Island
and the Great Marsh, native wildlife and their habitats, and the role of refuge management in the
conservation of these precious natural resources. Participants may be driven along areas on the
refuge
otherwise closed to the public. This guided two hour program is most appropriate for older teens and
adults. Binoculars and/or a camera are recommended, but not required. Meet the ranger in the lobby of
the Refuge visitor center 15 minutes prior to the program start time. Each session is limited to 14 participants; no more than 4 individuals per sign up. Again, this is a vehicle based tour, with limited
stops on the Refuge. Advance registration is required for this program, as enrollment is limited. Be
advised that individual tours may be subject to cancellation. *Please note: Those who call and leave
messages after hours, your registration is not confirmed until you receive a confirmation call from a
refuge staff member. Please call (978) 465-5753; to register for this program. Those who call after business hours, please leave a message. You are not registered until you receive a confirmation from us.