Earth Day Work Day 2017 - Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge
Saturday, April 22 from 9 AM until noon
Celebrate Earth Day by removing litter or noxious weeds or participating in other projects to improve wildlife habitat at the Lake Lowell Unit of the Refuge.
Please Pre-Register! Contact Deer Flat Refuge at: firstname.lastname@example.org. If you'd prefer to pre-register by phone, or have any questions, call 208-467-9278.
Bring work gloves and water. Wear clothes appropriate for the weather and that you don't mind getting dirty. Wear close-toed shoes.
When: 9 AM - noon on Saturday, April 22.
Where: Meet at the Visitor Center at 9 AM for orientation. Projects occur all around Lake Lowell.
Note: GPS and online directions to the Visitor Center may not be correct. You can find correct directions here.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is committed to providing access to this event for all participants. Please direct all requests for sign language interpreting services, close captioning, or other accommodation needs to Susan Kain, 208-467-9278, email@example.com, TTY 800-877-8339 by close of business 7-10 days before event.
The best place to start your visit to Deer Flat is at the Refuge Visitor Center where you can pick up a refuge brochure, view wildlife from the observation room, enjoy hands-on activities in KidSpace, borrow a digital camera and do a photography scavenger hunt, or learn from interpretive displays. The Visitor Center is open weekdays from 8 AM to 4 PM and Saturdays from 10 AM to 4 PM except on Federal holidays.
Getting to the Refuge Visitor Center: https://www.fws.gov/nwrs/threecolumn.aspx?id=2147565734
Take Exit 33A (west-bound) or Exit 33 (east-bound) off of I-84.
After exiting the freeway, head west on Highway 55/Karcher Road.
Follow Karcher Road about 3.5 miles to Lake Avenue.
Turn left onto Lake Avenue and drive about 2.5 miles to the intersection with Roosevelt Avenue.
Turn right onto Roosevelt Avenue.
At Indiana Avenue at the top of the hill, turn left into the refuge and follow the road to the Visitor Center
Warning: GPS and online directions to the Visitor Center address are not correct. Use the directions above or find directions to the intersection of Roosevelt and Indiana.