Muscatatuck observes ‘Wetland Day’

SEYMOUR — Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge will host a Wetland Day on March 16.

There will be a bird walk at the Visitor Center at 8 a.m. for birdwatchers of all ages and abilities. Children can participate in wetland crafts at the Visitor Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and volunteer interpreters will be on the Chestnut Ridge Trail to talk with visitors. A Wetland Walk will leave from the Visitor Center at 10 a.m.

Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge is located three miles east of Interstate 65 on U.S. Hwy. 50. The address is 12985 E. U.S. Highway 50.

Muscatatuck is one of three National Wildlife Refuges in Indiana. Federal Duck Stamps, which fund land acquisition for the National Wildlife Refuge System (and purchased Muscatatuck NWR), will be on sale during the event Saturday. Junior Duck Stamps, which fund environmental education programs, will also be available.

For more information, call 812-522-4352 ext. 12 or e-mail [email protected].