Wilderness weekend offered on prairie

2014-05-13T14:12:00Z 2014-05-13T14:55:04Z Wilderness weekend offered on prairie The Billings Gazette
May 13, 2014 2:12 pm

A weekend of camping, driving, modest hiking, photography, birding and wildlife viewing will be hosted by American Prairie Reserve, the C.M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, Montana Wilderness Association and Montana Audubon this weekend.

The American Prairie Reserve Buffalo Campground has been reserved for 40 participants with a $10 charge per night. The weekend will begin Friday at 8 p.m. to socialize and meet the weekend's leaders: Randy and Nora Gray, Mark Good and Norane Freistadt. The weekend will be filled with speakers including Betty Holder, reserve supervisor for American Prairie Reserve; Randy Matchett, chief wildlife biologist from the C.M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge; and Dan Harrell, wildlife biologist for the refuge.

For more information or to register, visit the Montana Wilderness Association website.

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