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Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge Presents: Snowshoe Hike & Life of a Twig Eater Movie

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Name: Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge Presents: Snowshoe Hike & Life of a Twig Eater Movie
Date: March 5, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST
Event Description:


Snowshoe Hike

Explore the winter woods on snow shoes. We'll identify wildlife tracks, watch for porcupine and look for snow fleas. Dress warm and meet at the Visitor Center for this one mile trek through the woods on the Bear Paw Spur Trail. Bring your own or barrow a set. Only a few adult snow shoes are available, lots of kids sizes. This hike is co-hosted with the Laurentain Lakes Chapter of the North Country National Scenic Trail.

Movie: Life of a Twig Eater

There is a growing problem in North America affecting moose, the largest species of the deer family. They make their home in the Canadian Rockies or in Minnesota. The moose populations are declining at a rapid rate. One reason is that many of the newborn calves are not surviving their first year. In order to find out why, one intrepid cameraman spends a year documenting the life of a moose calf and its mother to understand what it takes to survive.

Location:

Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge
35704 County Hwy 26
Rochert, MN 56578

Date/Time Information:
Sunday, March 5th

Snowshoe Hike - 1pm

Movie - 2pm
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