The Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge is an integral part of a nationwide network of 553 refuges maintaining approximately 100 million acres of land and water dedicated to the protection of the nation's wildlife resources. These over 1500 acres of river, wetland and forest are home to a wide variety of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and many other animals plus plants, including several threatened or endangered species. The refuge is an important stopover point for migratory birds. Continued on "About Oxbow Nat'l Refuge".
October 2, 2014:Bald Eagles in Massachusetts - Sunday, October 19, at 4:00 p.m.
On Sunday, October 19, at about 4:00 p.m., the Friends of the Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge offers a special presentation on the MA Fish and Wildlife project to restore the Bald eagle to Massachusetts and the northeast U.S. Our presenter is Dianne Benson Davis, author of “Eagle One: Raising Bald Eagles, a Wildlife Memoir”. Dianne will give an illustrated lecture based on those and other experiences and will have copies of her book available at a discounted "family “price.
There will be a short Annual Meeting at 4:00 before the program. The program will be followed by a potluck social for all who wish to stay, socialize and dine on good food. If staying, please bring a dish for four or more people. The event is free and open to the public. Donations gratefully accepted. Please, RSPV at 978-779-2259.
Where: Lancaster Community Center, behind the Thayer Library, 717 Main Street., Lancaster, MA (behind and to the right of the library) Program Sponsored by the Friends of the Oxbow N.W.R. and the Lancaster Community Center
For more information, see Programs and Events.