Pella Chronicle


January 20, 2012

Snowshoeing Hikes to be held soon

Pella — On Saturday, January 21, and on Sunday, January 22, from 2-3 p.m., Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) would like to invite you and your family for a snowshoe hike. The program is free and open to the public. Snowshoes in adult and children sizes are provided at no cost by the Refuge for use during the hike. Please pre-register for this program to ensure that there are enough materials and personnel to provide the best winter experience for you.

During this program, a ranger will provide instructions about how to use snowshoes. A naturalist will guide you on a snowshoeing adventure through the winter prairie landscape and help you discover tracks and other animal signs along the way. The theme for Saturday’s hike will be winter birds and the theme for Sunday’s hike will be winter survival. If there happens to be no snow on the ground on either day, a ranger will still lead a hike, but will adapt the program to more appropriately fit the weather conditions.

You can register for the snowshoe hike program by contacting Michelle Garcia at or 515-994-3400.

Text Only
AP Video
Raw: Greeks Celebrate Easter With "Rocket War" Police Question Captain, Crew on Ferry Disaster Raw: Orthodox Christians Observe Easter Rite Ceremony Marks 19th Anniversary of OKC Bombing Raw: Four French Journalists Freed From Syria Raw: Massive 7.2 Earthquake Rocks Mexico Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Church Tries for Record With Chalk Jesus Raw: Faithful Celebrate Good Friday Worldwide Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide