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  • Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge FREE Guided Photography Hikes

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    Name: Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge FREE Guided Photography Hikes
    Date: May 25, 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM CDT
    Event Description:
    FREE Guided Photography Hikes at Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge
    This spring, Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge invites you and your family to join us for FREE guided photography hikes. Join us for a morning hike around several areas along the Wildlife Drive to learn some tips and tricks about nature photography. Anyone who is interested in nature photography is welcome to attend. If you choose, bring a camera or phone, however no minimum experience or equipment is required. Each hike will be two hours long and will vary in distance traveled.
    Saturday, May 25, 9:00 am to 11:00 am, Wildlife Drive (Oak Savanna Trailhead)
    The first Photography Hike will be held on Saturday, May 25 beginning at 9:00 am. Meet your guide, members of the Sherburne Photography Club, at the Oak Savanna Trailhead on the Wildlife Drive located off Sherburne County Road 5, between County Roads 4 and 9.
    Saturday, June 15, 8:00am to 10:00am, Wildlife Drive (Oak Savanna Trailhead)
    The second Photography Hike will be held on Saturday, June 15 beginning at 8:00 am. Meet your guide, members of the Sherburne Photography Club, at the Oak Savanna Trailhead on the Wildlife Drive located off Sherburne County Road 5, between County Roads 4 and 9. A Youth Photography Workshop will be held following this hike at the Oak Savanna Learning Center at 10:30 am.
    For both hikes, please wear weather appropriate clothing and close-toed shoes and, if you choose, bring binoculars, camera, phone, field guides, water, a snack, sunscreen, and bug spray. Be advised that poison ivy is common on the refuge. Pre-registration for the tours is encouraged but not required. To pre-register, contact the Refuge Headquarters office at 763-389-3323 or sherburne@fws.gov.
    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is committed to providing access to this program for all participants. Direct all requests for sign language interpreting services, closed captioning, or other accommodation needs to sherburne@fws.gov or 763-389-3323, TTY 800-877-8339.
    Sherburne Refuge is managed by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, and is located near the cities of Princeton, Zimmerman, and St. Cloud in central Minnesota. Website: fws.gov/refuge/sherburne/.
    The mission of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. We are both a leader and trusted partner in fish and wildlife conservation, known for our scientific excellence, stewardship of lands and natural resources, dedicated professionals and commitment to public service. For more information on our work and the people who make it happen, visit fws.gov.
    U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
    News Release
    Location:
    Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge
    17076 293rd Ave. NW
    Zimmerman, MN 55398
    Oak Savanna Trailhead on the Wildlife Drive located off Sherburne County Road 5, between County Roads 4 and 9.
    Date/Time Information:
    Saturday, May 25
    9:00 am to 11:00 am
    Contact Information:
    Jessica Nelson 763-389-3323 x104
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