National Wildlife Week April 6-14, 2013

Written by Denise Deby.

"Blandings Turtle at Mud Lake" by greencolander (Michelle Tribe) on Flickr Creative Commons
“Blandings Turtle at Mud Lake” by greencolander (Michelle Tribe) on Flickr Creative Commons

To celebrate National Wildlife Week, the Constance Creek Wildlife Refuge is inviting people to “go wild.” Ottawa Goes Wild happens this Saturday, April 13 (rain date Sunday April 14) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Brewer Park.

The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society-Ottawa Valley, South March Highlands, Ecology Ottawa and Ottawa Field Naturalists’ Club will join in to provide information on what’s happening with wildlife and habitat conservation in the city. There’ll be music, artists and kids’ activities as well as info displays.

Also for National Wildlife Week, the Canadian Wildlife Federation is inviting people to sign up to Walk for Wildlife. On Saturday, May 4, CWF will lead a walk through the beautiful Fletcher Wildlife Garden from 9:30-noon.

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