Support Blue Heron Trails


Blue Heron Trails is a new wildlife viewing and habitat study area that allows the Refuge to be open, for the first time, seven days a week from dawn to dusk. This innovative project is restoring 326 acres of land to native wetlands, grassland, and riparian forest. Students and visitors of all ages are able to explore 50 acres of wildlife habitat that is open to the public. 

Blue Heron Trails features:

  • Universally accessible trails and over-the-water boardwalks.

  • An open-air presentation center.

  • Interpretive panels and informative kiosks.

  • A Junior Biologist Trail with nature study stations.

  • Picnic area, parking, and restrooms.

Benefits to the Community:

  • A destination of distinction for classroom field trips, educators, researchers, artists, and tourists.

  • An expanded Environmental Education Program.

  • A safe place for people of all ages to enjoy the outdoors.

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