Guided walks, tracking, vernal pool programs, turtle program, bird walks, frog surveys, monarch butterfly tagging, fotofun-a-thon, art programs, nighthawk watch, Christmas bird count, cross country skiing and snowshoeing.
For all programs and further information plus reservation, please contact Rona Balco per phone - 978-779-2259.
For information on birds, visit our "Tips and Links" and "Educational Programs".
Take part in the Spring Nature Photo Contest.
Looking at the beautiful photos in the Slide Show might inspire you to take out your camera and come to the Oxbow. To take part in the Photo Contest the photos should be taken at the Oxbow Refuge during this spring. Enter one of the following levels:  Amateur (18 years old and up with camera experience);  Professional;  Youth (13 to 17 years old);  Children (younger than 17). You may enter up to three nature photos, each one in a different category. Choose from the following Categories: (1) invertebrate animals; (2) vertebrate animals; (3) plants; (4) landscape or scenic; (5) abstract; (6) people enjoying nature and (7) black & white. Only minor adjustments to photos will be accepted. No alterations beyond standard optimization.
For more about the contest and to enter the photos, contact Dr. Richard Brown at DrRichardDBrown@aol.com. Also visit "Tips and Links".
2013 ProgramsFor attending events and for information regarding directions and parking, contact Rona at 978-779-2259. We urge you to leave your telephone number with her or email Ada at firstname.lastname@example.org to enable us to reach you in case of cancellation of the program.
View the Calendar for a quick update of our current programs.
If you are interested in volunteering, we need you! Contact Rona Balco at (978) 779-2259.
A slide show at the Lancaster Community Center followed by a field trip to the Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge. The program will be presented by local naturalist Michael Viet. This will be a family oriented program. Please bring insect repellent, sunscreen, hat and water. Also bring binoculars if you have them. The Lancaster Community Center is located on Main Street behind the Town Hall.
RSVP to John J at 978-779-8313