"Ding" Darling Days


31st Annual "Ding" Darling Days  
Mark your calendars for October 19 and 20, 2019.

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Conservation Art Day on Saturday, October 19, kicks off the "Ding" Darling Days weekend with Federal Duck Stamp Winners, other artists, cartooning, and nature art -- a day devoted to Jay Norwood Darling’s legacy as the first duck stamp artist and Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist.

Family Fun Day on Sunday, October 20, culminates the weekend of eco-activities with all-free Refuge tram tours, live wildlife presentations, hot dogs, kids crafts, and other family activities. Birding, boating, tram, and kayaking activities fill the weekend. 


Join us for "Ding" Darling Days October 16-22, 2016.

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