The Freeze is Over


(SANIBEL) J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge will once again be offering free educational tours after being granted permission to proceed from federal officials. The tours are limited to 10 people or less and will operate through April 11th.

Tours include a Birding the Refuge car caravan tour, Bailey Tract Tour, Indigo Trail Walk, Bike Tour, Beach Walk, Birds of the Refuge Walk, Endangered Species car caravan tour, Mindfulness Walk, and Art Journal Walk

The tours are provided at no cost however you must pre-register. You can check out their posts which will list weekly walks and register HERE.

Remember to bring your own binoculars and cameras to capture the natural beauty and wildlife which abounds at the refuge.

Participants will need to wear a facemask, as “we are observing strict compliance with CDC guidelines in the interest of everyone’s safety.”

The tours are sponsored and supported by the “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS) which is a non-profit 501(c)3 dedicated to conservation, wildlife and habitat protection, research and education. Click HERE or call 239-472-1100 ext. 221 for more information.