Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge will be hosting multiple cleanup days and volunteer orientation and training sessions this week.

Earth Day Cleanup Days: Thursday, April 27 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and Saturday, April 29, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Work in teams. There will be litter routes, some groundskeeping, light trail maintenance and other small projects. Wear clothes you can get dirty and sturdy shoes. Bags, trash grabbers and snacks provided, bring water. Meet outside of the Discovery Center.  

Volunteer Orientation and Training 

Thursday, April 27 and Saturday, April 29, 1-3 p.m., for new and seasoned volunteers (sessions are similar). Bring a friend. Learn about the volunteer program and the unique experiences you’ll have. 

For more information on these events, contact Janice_Bengtson@fws.gov or call (218) 844-1756. The Visitor Center and Discovery Center are located nine miles north of Hwy 34 at the junction of County Highways 29 and 26.