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Sonny Bono refuge hosting day

March 11, 2001

of educational activities for kids

In celebration of the National Wildlife Refuge System's 98th Birthday and Earth Day, the Sonny Bono Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge is hosting a day of educational activities for kids in kindergarten through 12th grade. Participants are encouraged to sign up early to reserve a spot in the activities slated from 8 am. to noon Saturday at the refuge at 906 W. Sinclair Road in Calipatria.

Planned activities include wildlife tracks, animal charades, owl pellet dissection, construction of "pre-cut" bat and bird houses, bat presentation, burrowing owl slide show, learning to identify waterfowl by their wings and a chance to sit in the operator's seat of the air boat used to patrol the Salton Sea.

To pre-register call 348-5278.

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