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Limit is 15 people, to sign up, please email Josie Finley at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 360-887-4106
Whether you are new to birding or have been watching them your whole life, Ron Escano offers easy and interesting ways to learn about this amazing world of our feathered friends. A retired USFWS biologist and life long birder, Ron has been leading these walks for over a decade at the Refuge and for the Audobon society. Join him on refuge trails at Ridgefield and Steigerwald Lake this Spring to find out who might be flying in!
Birding at Ridgefield NWR
The hike starts at 8 am at the respective trail head and last two to three hours. These hikes are free, however you are required to pay the Refuge $3 daily entrance fee (free with Federal Lands Pass or Refuge Annual Pass). Please bring cash or applicable pass and allow yourself an extra 5 minutes to register at the self service kiosk. For more information about passes and fees at Ridgefield NWR: https://www.fws.gov/nwrs/threecolumn.aspx?id=2147564522
Oaks to Wetlands Trail on the Carty Unit: