Events

Nov
23
Sat
Owls in Autumn
Nov 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Program begins inside the nature center for an up-close experience with our resident owls followed by a hike on the trail in search of our local species. Suitable for ages 8 and up. 6-8pm. $12/member, $15/non-member. This program will fill up! Advanced registration required.

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Nov
27
Wed
Day Before Thanksgiving
Nov 27 all-day

Enjoy a special day of programs at the refuge. We will present Hunters of the Sky at 11am and 1pm. Kids can also make a special holiday craft inside the nature center. All ages welcome. Program included with the price of admission.

Dec
16
Mon
Refuge Ramblers
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a morning outdoors, rain or shine. We will set off on a hike in search of the many living things that call the refuge home. Will it be lizards, toads, bug-eating plants, creepy crawlies? We never know what we’ll find along the way. Ages 6-10. 10-11am. $8/child. Advanced registration required.

 

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You & Me
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a fun and engaging program about one of our resident animals. We will read books, do a craft and learn about a different animal each month. Ages 2-5. 10-11am. $8/child with adult. Advanced registration required.

 

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Dec
20
Fri
Family Winter Solstice Afternoon
Dec 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Come join us (a day early!) in celebrating the Winter Solstice here at Cedar Run. The shortest day and longest night of the year hold many traditions in anticipation of the sun’s return. Celebrate with us by enjoying a campfire with marshmallow roasting and by making a Winter Solstice lantern to bring the light home with you. Activities ongoing from 3:00-4:30pm. All ages welcome. $8/person. Ages 3 and under and members free. No registration needed!

Dec
21
Sat
Winter Solstice Owl Prowl
Dec 21 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Winter is the perfect time for owl spotting. Join us on the shortest day of the year–Winter Solstice–for a fun Owl Prowl at Cedar Run! Program begins at the nature center. Begins at 4:30-6:00pm. $12/adult, $10/child. Suitable for ages 8 and up. Advanced registration required.

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Dec
23
Mon
Refuge Ramblers
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a morning outdoors, rain or shine. We will set off on a hike in search of the many living things that call the refuge home. Will it be lizards, toads, bug-eating plants, creepy crawlies? We never know what we’ll find along the way. Ages 6-10. 10-11am. $8/child. Advanced registration required.

 

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You & Me
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a fun and engaging program about one of our resident animals. We will read books, do a craft and learn about a different animal each month. Ages 2-5. 10-11am. $8/child with adult. Advanced registration required.

 

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Dec
27
Fri
Winter Break
Dec 27 all-day

Enjoy a special day of programs at the refuge. We will present Hunters of the Sky at 11am and 1pm. Kids can also make a special holiday craft inside the nature center. All ages welcome. Program included with the price of admission.

Dec
30
Mon
Refuge Ramblers
Dec 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a morning outdoors, rain or shine. We will set off on a hike in search of the many living things that call the refuge home. Will it be lizards, toads, bug-eating plants, creepy crawlies? We never know what we’ll find along the way. Ages 6-10. 10-11am. $8/child. Advanced registration required.

 

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You & Me
Dec 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a fun and engaging program about one of our resident animals. We will read books, do a craft and learn about a different animal each month. Ages 2-5. 10-11am. $8/child with adult. Advanced registration required.

 

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Jan
18
Sat
Volunteer Information Session
Jan 18 @ 2:00 pm

Our dedicated volunteers are truly the lifeblood of the organization!

Join us to learn valuable skills while helping us accomplish our mission. Volunteer opportunities at the refuge include:

  • Helping care for wildlife
  • Helping with educational programs
  • Greeting visitors at our Nature Center
  • Staffing at festival special events
  • Fundraising
  • Building and repairing wildlife enclosures
  • General office work
  • Event planning

Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age and attend a “Volunteer Information Session.” Volunteer Information Sessions are typically held just before the arrival of our wildlife babies in January, February and March. Dates for 2020 are January 18th, February 22nd, and March 14th, 2020. Sign-ups can be made below.

Become A Volunteer

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**NOTE: Volunteers will be asked to pay a one-time non-refundable application fee. Volunteers UNDER 18 will be asked to pay

$20 this fee supports staff time and resources associated with processing and training. Please note: Submission of a volunteer application and application fee does not guarantee a volunteer position at Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge.

Volunteers 18 AND OVER will be asked to pay $40, this fee covers the cost of a criminal background check and supports staff time and resources associated with training and processing. This is a criminal history only check, not a credit check. Our insurance mandates this check because we have groups of children on the premises year round. Please note: Submission of a volunteer application and application fee does not guarantee a volunteer position at Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge.

Please DO NOT call about volunteer opportunities. Our coordinator also works in the hospital and is usually caring for our wildlife!

Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge does not host police or court ordered community service hours. We do appreciate all types of service, but our status as an education facility prohibits our organization from hosting police or court ordered community service.

Jan
20
Mon
“Tracks and Traces” Day Off Adventures
Jan 20 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Day off from school? Join us for a full day of fun activities at Cedar Run! We’ll learn to walk like an animal and follow their tracks around the refuge, collect natural materials to make ornaments to spruce up your room, and enjoy lunch and marshmallows by a roaring fire! 9am-3pm. Grades K-5th. Children should dress for the weather and plan on spending the day outdoors. Bring a lunch, snack and water bottle. $60/child. Advanced registration required. Register for multiple days and save!

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Jan 20 @ 1:00 pm

Enjoy a special day of programs at Cedar Run. We will present Hunters of the Sky at 1pm. Kids can also make a special craft inside the Nature Center. All ages welcome. FREE with admission.

Jan
27
Mon
Refuge Ramblers
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a morning outdoors, rain or shine. We will set off on a hike in search of the many living things that call the refuge home. Will it be lizards, toads, bug-eating plants, creepy crawlies? We never know what we’ll find along the way. 10-11am. Ages 6-10. $8/child. Advanced registration required.

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