The Refuge and Friends of the 500th will host a winter bird walk at 8am, Saturday at Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge. Volunteer Casey Rucker will lead the walk. Those participating will meet at the refuge's office. Dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking boots. The walk is free.
There will also be a Christmas bird count Dec 18. Contact Ken Sturm at 304-866-3858 before that day to get assignments.
In case you have never heard of the Refuge and Friends of the 500th (I hadn't), you can reach their website at www.fws.gov/canaanvalley/CVNWR%20Friends.htm