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    • May 28, 2019
    • November 26, 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • 19255 SW Pacific Hwy, Sherwood OR 97140
    The FOR Board meets the 4th Tuesday of each month in the Riparian Room at the Wildlife Center. Social at 6:30 followed by a business meeting at 7:00. Public welcome.
    • November 19, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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    Do you have a little one who enjoys being outdoors? Are you wondering what they can do during the rainy season? Bring your littlest naturalist to the Refuge to stomp in puddles and learn to appreciate the wet weather that makes Oregon so green!

    This preschool environmental education program invites children and their families to spend the morning learning about the natural wonders of the Refuge. Volunteer Naturalists will lead nature crafts, share stories, and guide hikes on Refuge trails. The Refuge supplies 'froggy' raingear for the kids, but adults should bring their own.

    The Puddle Stompers program is offered the second Wednesday and following Tuesday of each month, and each month has a new theme. This month's theme is migration!

    This event is free & open to the public, but registration is required.

    Questions? Please contact tualatinriver@fws.gov or call (503)625-5944.


    • December 01, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Join us from 10:00-12:00 for free activities and crafts in our environmental education classroom. Come explore the animals and plants that call our Refuge home. All ages welcome, hosted indoors in our Visitor Center. Themes will rotate on a monthly basis.

    No registration required for this drop in program, stay as long or short as you like within the two hour time frame.

    • December 07, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge
    • 13
    Register

    Join us for the "how to's" of waterfowl watching. Build your skills with bird watching tools and tips, practice identifying waterfowl and then venture out on the Refuge to see them in the wild! Please bring binoculars and a bird guide if you have them.  Loaners will be available.  This event is open to all skill levels.  

    For more information e-mail tualatinriver@fws.gov

     

    • December 11, 2019
    • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • Sherwood Public Library

    Note: This program is not located on the refuge. The program will be at Sherwood Public Library (22560 SW Pine St, Sherwood, OR 97140).

    Swoop in to learn all about the creatures that take over once the Sun goes down! Interact with night time specimens such as pelts, skulls, and skeletons. Participate in trivia about the nocturnal species found on our refuge, dissect an owl pellet and identify the bones you find, or make an owl mask to take home with you!

    • December 13, 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Registration is closed
    *****Registration Closed: Program Full*****

    Come join us with hands on learning and a night walk to get to know more about this outstanding hunter. Owls remind us that nature is still very active after the sun goes down. 

    During this night hike you'll learn about the different owls who call the Refuge home and their mysterious nocturnal lives. You'll explore their habitat and learn about their amazing adaptations for life at night.

    Flashlights provided. Recommended for older children and active adults. This hike requires ability to walk for 2 miles. 


    • January 08, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    • 29
    Register

    Do you have a little one who enjoys being outdoors? Are you wondering what they can do during the rainy season? Bring your littlest naturalist to the Refuge to stomp in puddles and learn to appreciate the wet weather that makes Oregon so green!

    This preschool environmental education program invites children and their families to spend the morning learning about the natural wonders of the Refuge. Volunteer Naturalists will lead nature crafts, share stories, and guide hikes on Refuge trails. The Refuge supplies 'froggy' raingear for the kids, but adults should bring their own.

    The Puddle Stompers program is offered the second Wednesday and following Tuesday of each month, and each month has a new theme. This month's theme is beavers!

    This event is free & open to the public, but registration is required.

    Questions? Please contact tualatinriver@fws.gov or call (503)625-5944.


    • January 14, 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • 26
    Register

    Do you have a little one who enjoys being outdoors? Are you wondering what they can do during the rainy season? Bring your littlest naturalist to the Refuge to stomp in puddles and learn to appreciate the wet weather that makes Oregon so green!

    This preschool environmental education program invites children and their families to spend the morning learning about the natural wonders of the Refuge. Volunteer Naturalists will lead nature crafts, share stories, and guide hikes on Refuge trails. The Refuge supplies 'froggy' raingear for the kids, but adults should bring their own.

    The Puddle Stompers program is offered the second Wednesday and following Tuesday of each month, and each month has a new theme. This month's theme is beavers!

    This event is free & open to the public, but registration is required.

    Questions? Please contact tualatinriver@fws.gov or call (503)625-5944.


    • February 06, 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • 19255 SW Pacific Hwy, Sherwood, OR 97140


    • February 12, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    • 30
    Register

    Do you have a little one who enjoys being outdoors? Are you wondering what they can do during the rainy season? Bring your littlest naturalist to the Refuge to stomp in puddles and learn to appreciate the wet weather that makes Oregon so green!

    This preschool environmental education program invites children and their families to spend the morning learning about the natural wonders of the Refuge. Volunteer Naturalists will lead nature crafts, share stories, and guide hikes on Refuge trails. The Refuge supplies 'froggy' raingear for the kids, but adults should bring their own.

    The Puddle Stompers program is offered the second Wednesday and following Tuesday of each month, and each month has a new theme. This month's theme is ducks!

    This event is free & open to the public, but registration is required.

    Questions? Please contact tualatinriver@fws.gov or call (503)625-5944.


    • February 18, 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • 26
    Register

    Do you have a little one who enjoys being outdoors? Are you wondering what they can do during the rainy season? Bring your littlest naturalist to the Refuge to stomp in puddles and learn to appreciate the wet weather that makes Oregon so green!

    This preschool environmental education program invites children and their families to spend the morning learning about the natural wonders of the Refuge. Volunteer Naturalists will lead nature crafts, share stories, and guide hikes on Refuge trails. The Refuge supplies 'froggy' raingear for the kids, but adults should bring their own.

    The Puddle Stompers program is offered the second Wednesday and following Tuesday of each month, and each month has a new theme. This month's theme is ducks!

    This event is free & open to the public, but registration is required.

    Questions? Please contact tualatinriver@fws.gov or call (503)625-5944.


    • February 27, 2020
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Newberg Public Library

    Note: This program is not located on the refuge. The program will be at Newberg Public Library (503 E Hancock St, Newberg, OR 97132).

    Flock on over to learn about Wild Waterfowl. Interact with waterfowl specimens such as feathers, eggs, and replica skulls. Try on a pair of wings and take flight playing our waterfowl migration game. See what these animals provide for the ecosystem, and the challenges they face during migration.

    • March 11, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    • 30
    Register

    Do you have a little one who enjoys being outdoors? Are you wondering what they can do during the rainy season? Bring your littlest naturalist to the Refuge to stomp in puddles and learn to appreciate the wet weather that makes Oregon so green!

    This preschool environmental education program invites children and their families to spend the morning learning about the natural wonders of the Refuge. Volunteer Naturalists will lead nature crafts, share stories, and guide hikes on Refuge trails. The Refuge supplies 'froggy' raingear for the kids, but adults should bring their own.

    The Puddle Stompers program is offered the second Wednesday and following Tuesday of each month, and each month has a new theme. This month's theme is eagles!

    This event is free & open to the public, but registration is required.

    Questions? Please contact tualatinriver@fws.gov or call (503)625-5944.


    • March 17, 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • 28
    Register

    Do you have a little one who enjoys being outdoors? Are you wondering what they can do during the rainy season? Bring your littlest naturalist to the Refuge to stomp in puddles and learn to appreciate the wet weather that makes Oregon so green!

    This preschool environmental education program invites children and their families to spend the morning learning about the natural wonders of the Refuge. Volunteer Naturalists will lead nature crafts, share stories, and guide hikes on Refuge trails. The Refuge supplies 'froggy' raingear for the kids, but adults should bring their own.

    The Puddle Stompers program is offered the second Wednesday and following Tuesday of each month, and each month has a new theme. This month's theme is eagles!

    This event is free & open to the public, but registration is required.

    Questions? Please contact tualatinriver@fws.gov or call (503)625-5944.


    • March 24, 2020
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Newberg Public Library

    Note: This program is not located on the refuge. The program will be at Newberg Public Library (503 E Hancock St, Newberg, OR 97132).

    How do bees help people to survive? How can a beetle help a plant to reproduce? Much of the planet’s flowering plants rely on pollinators for survival, including the plants that produce 75% of the crops people eat. Learn all about pollinators and how important they are to the planet's ecosystems.

    • April 02, 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM


    • April 08, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    • 30
    Register

    Do you have a little one who enjoys being outdoors? Are you wondering what they can do during the rainy season? Bring your littlest naturalist to the Refuge to stomp in puddles and learn to appreciate the wet weather that makes Oregon so green!

    This preschool environmental education program invites children and their families to spend the morning learning about the natural wonders of the Refuge. Volunteer Naturalists will lead nature crafts, share stories, and guide hikes on Refuge trails. The Refuge supplies 'froggy' raingear for the kids, but adults should bring their own.

    The Puddle Stompers program is offered the second Wednesday and following Tuesday of each month, and each month has a new theme. This month's theme is the Canada Goose!

    This event is free & open to the public, but registration is required.

    Questions? Please contact tualatinriver@fws.gov or call (503)625-5944.


    • April 14, 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • 28
    Register

    Do you have a little one who enjoys being outdoors? Are you wondering what they can do during the rainy season? Bring your littlest naturalist to the Refuge to stomp in puddles and learn to appreciate the wet weather that makes Oregon so green!

    This preschool environmental education program invites children and their families to spend the morning learning about the natural wonders of the Refuge. Volunteer Naturalists will lead nature crafts, share stories, and guide hikes on Refuge trails. The Refuge supplies 'froggy' raingear for the kids, but adults should bring their own.

    The Puddle Stompers program is offered the second Wednesday and following Tuesday of each month, and each month has a new theme. This month's theme is the Canada Goose!

    This event is free & open to the public, but registration is required.

    Questions? Please contact tualatinriver@fws.gov or call (503)625-5944.


    • May 13, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    • 30
    Register

    Do you have a little one who enjoys being outdoors? Are you wondering what they can do during the rainy season? Bring your littlest naturalist to the Refuge to stomp in puddles and learn to appreciate the wet weather that makes Oregon so green!

    This preschool environmental education program invites children and their families to spend the morning learning about the natural wonders of the Refuge. Volunteer Naturalists will lead nature crafts, share stories, and guide hikes on Refuge trails. The Refuge supplies 'froggy' raingear for the kids, but adults should bring their own.

    The Puddle Stompers program is offered the second Wednesday and following Tuesday of each month, and each month has a new theme. This month's theme is frogs!

    This event is free & open to the public, but registration is required.

    Questions? Please contact tualatinriver@fws.gov or call (503)625-5944.


    • May 19, 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • 28
    Register

    Do you have a little one who enjoys being outdoors? Are you wondering what they can do during the rainy season? Bring your littlest naturalist to the Refuge to stomp in puddles and learn to appreciate the wet weather that makes Oregon so green!

    This preschool environmental education program invites children and their families to spend the morning learning about the natural wonders of the Refuge. Volunteer Naturalists will lead nature crafts, share stories, and guide hikes on Refuge trails. The Refuge supplies 'froggy' raingear for the kids, but adults should bring their own.

    The Puddle Stompers program is offered the second Wednesday and following Tuesday of each month, and each month has a new theme. This month's theme is frogs!

    This event is free & open to the public, but registration is required.

    Questions? Please contact tualatinriver@fws.gov or call (503)625-5944.




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    19255 SW Pacific Hwy
    Sherwood OR 97140

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