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Winter events on the prairie

Tuesday, December 29, 2009 Leave a Comment

From the Rocky Mountain Arsenal:

Tuesday Tots - first and last Tuesday of each month from 10:00 - 11:00 am. This one-hour program is for the young naturalist 2 to 5 years old. Parent or guardian must accompany all children. Please call 303-289-0930 for reservations.

Winter Warriors (January 5 & 26) - Where do the frogs, bees, and turtles go in winter? Discover how the animals of the Refuge survive deep snow and extreme temperatures of the open prairie.

Whoo Goes There? (February 2 & 23) - Do you know which one of our birds is the first to lay an egg? Whoo could it be? Come on over to the Visitor Center to discover this and many more fun facts about the Refuge's earliest nester.

Just Ducky (March 2 & 30) - Duck, duck, goose! Spring is almost here and that means ducks and lots of 'em! We'll learn where they've been all winter and why they come back each spring.

Bison Anniversary Tour (Wednesday, March 17, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm) - On March 17, 2007, sixteen bison were brought to the Refuge from the National Bison Range in Montana. Since then the herd has grown to more than 40! Join us for this special anniversary tour with a special guest guide. Did we mention there would be cake?

Wild Rides (Wednesday, Saturdays, and Sundays from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm) - enjoy the sights and sounds of the Refuge on this two hour guided wildlife viewing tour. Reservations are required. Call to ride on the "wild side!" 303-289-0930.


  • Unknown said:  

    We did the Tuesday Tots, it was great! The kids played in the exhibits, played some games, acted out animals in winter, did a puppet show and a craft. And it's free! Lots of folks hiking around the guest center, too.