The Souris River Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex will be celebrating International Migratory Bird Day and the Centennial of the signing of the International Migratory Bird Treaty Act. The festivities will be held at Upper Souris National Wildlife Refuge northwest of the Minot Air Force Base on Saturday May 28, 2016 (schedule below). All activities are free and open to the public. The nature trails, auto tour loop and Lake Darling will be open as usual for visitors to enjoy. We hope to see you there!
Schedule of Events
7:00a -9:00a: Guided Bird Walk
Meet at the Visitor Center (limited to the first 20 people)
10:00a/11:00a/Noon/1:00p: Refuge Tram Tour
Get aboard the Refuge tram and enjoy a guided tour of the Refuge (20 riders max per trip)
9:00a-2:00p: Visitor Center Open
Come join us for family friendly activities and crafts. Learn more about the Refuge System and its role in conserving migratory birds for the past 100 years.
To locate Upper Souris NWR, take Highway 52 to 1 mile northwest of Foxholm, then north 7 miles on County Road 11. The Refuge can also be reached by traveling 18 miles north of Minot on Highway 83, then west 12 miles on County Road 6.