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Turnbull community habitat work party Saturday; sign-up

Moose are the largest of the many, many other wildlife residents and migrants found at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge. (Sandy Rancourt / U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
Moose are the largest of the many, many other wildlife residents and migrants found at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge. (Sandy Rancourt / U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

REFUGES –The annual community work party to plant and improve habitat at Turnbull National Refuge will run 9 a.m.-noon. on Saturday, Oct 15, based out of the refuge headquarters south of Cheney.

A potluck lunch will follow.

"We have hundreds of native saplings to plant and fencing to erect to protect the trees from deer, elk and moose browsing," said Sandy Rancourt, refuge educator.

The work party is sponsored by the refuge along with Spokane Audubon Society and Friends of Turnbull.

Sign-up: (509) 235-4723 ext. 228.




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