Join Suzy Yates, as she travels to a new wildlife refuge and shares the sights, sounds, and experiences from her latest trip. Families will find Suzy’s advice invaluable given her long career and dedication as a Kindergarten teacher! Get inspired and get out there! Visit the very refuge Suzy just visited, or venture out and visit a refuge near you. When you go, will you share some of the highlights of your trip with us? We’d love to hear about it.

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A trip to Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge

April 20th, 2016|0 Comments

by Suzy Yates

Mid-April was our time to visit Blackwater NWR on Maryland’s eastern shore.  From Shepherdstown we made it a day trip. Two and one half hours to Annapolis for an early seafood lunch and […]

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A Visit to Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge

October 27th, 2015|0 Comments

by Suzy Yates

Driving toward Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge in Folkston, Ga. on an early October morning, we spotted a bald eagle rising from the ground. It was sunny, breezy, and in the high 60’s.

On arrival we bought […]

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A Trip to Canaan Valley Wildlife Refuge

September 21st, 2015|Comments Off on A Trip to Canaan Valley Wildlife Refuge

by Suzy Yates

On a clear, warm September day my husband, our dog, and I drove to visit Canaan Valley Wildlife Refuge.  It was a scenic 3 1/2 hour drive from Shepherdstown, W. Va.

On arrival, we […]