Viceroy Butterfly on Harry's WayViceroy Butterfly on Harry's Way© 2013 Gary Freedman Upcoming Events Kids Activities Past Event Videos

Upcoming Events

Click on an event in the calendar to see the details on the event.

Note that most of our Monthly Meetings are recorded. Links to the recordings hosted by SudburyTV can be found on the Past Event Videos page.

Friday July 16, 2021, Noon - 4:00PM

Tables on Trails: Frogs

American Bull Frog by Gary FreedmanAmerican Bull Frog on the Refuge by Gary Freedman Learn about the refuge while walking the refuge. Visit our tables set up with special displays and specimans. This episode is all about Frogs.

This week's table will be set up on Harry's Way near the Pine Garden Trail intersection.


Friday July 23, 2021, 8:30 PM - 10:00PM

Full Moon Hike

Full Buck MoonFull Buck Moon Have you ever hiked under the full moon's glow? Now's your chance! Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge is hosting a full moon hike for the July full "Buck" moon. This is for open to individuals and families ages 10+.

We will be learning all about white-tailed deer, the connection to this moon and then go hiking with the help of the moon's light!

Pre-registration required. To register, click here. NOTE: Hike is currently fully booked.


Saturday July 24, 2021, 9:30 AM - Noon

Identificando Animales y paseo por la naturaleza / Identifying Animals and Nature Walk

Semana de la Preservación Latina. Ven al National Wildlife Refuge de Assabet River para aprender cómo identificar animales y plantas. ¡Cada persona recibe unos binoculares gratis!

Es necesario registrarse. Nota: Solo hay espacio para 20 personas. Enlace de registro: web link.

Ubicación: Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge 680 Hudson Rd, Sudbury, MA 01776

Latino Conservation Week. Visit Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge to learn how to identify animals and plants. Every person will receive free binoculars and pocket guides!

Pre-registration is required. Please note this event is capped at 20 participants. Registration link: link.

Location: Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge 680 Hudson Rd, Sudbury, MA 01776

June 26 - September 18, 2021

Pollinator Art Contest

A Field of Cardinal FlowersCardinal Flowers Posing We invite you to participate in our Pollinator Art contest. Pieces should capture the essence and importance of pollinators and their habits.

There are two categories: Photography (with Teen and Adult sub-categories) and Drawing (with Child, Teen, and Adult sub-categories).

The photography category will have 12 weekly winners, earning a spot of the FARNWR sponsored 2022 Refuge calendar. The drawing category will have winners announced in September with prizes TBA

For information on how to participate and entry submission form, see our Facebook page.



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