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Second Sunday on the Refuge
October 14 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Welcoming Fall to the Lower Columbia River on the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge @ On the Carty Unit at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge
8AM – Early Bird Walk with Refuge Naturalist
12-4PM – Plankhouse Tours and Activities
Explore hands-on displays inside the Plankhouse and family friendly activities throughout the day.
12:30PM – Life in the Big House
Join Jordan Mercier (Confederated Tribes of the Grand Rhonde) as he discusses the role and meaning of the Plankhouse in the Lower Columbia River region of the Pacific Northwest.
2PM – Refuge Naturalist led Walk
Join us for a wetlands-focused walk focused on the changing of the seasons and it’s impact on the landscape. Meet at the bump-out (bench area) of the Carty entrance bridge.