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You are invited to Celebrate the Centennial of the National Wildlife Refuge System During March 2003 Events at The Patuxent Research Refuge

National Wildlife Visitor Center 

February 15- March 6:

MANSEF Art Show
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National Wildlife Visitor Center lobby 
Exciting and creative wildlife art from the Maryland Special Schools


March 15:

A Century of Conservation -

National Wildlife Refuge System Anniversary Celebration

Ceremony/Media Event: 10:15

Time Capsule Ceremony with Community and Agency Leaders,
Presentation by "President Theodore Roosevelt " - Founder of the Refuge System

Musical Environmental Performances by "Billy B." 11:30 & 2:00

Activities: 10:00 - 3:00

Live animals (including a bald eagle), displays, children’s activities, wildlife conservation tram tours


March 29-30:

Patuxent Wildlife Art Show and Sale

Sponsored by the Friends of Patuxent, 10:00 - 4:30 each day

Reception -- Saturday, March 29, 6:30-9:30 PM (tickets $25)

Call 301/497-5789 or visit www.friendspwrc.org 


Last modified: 02/28/2003