wildlife refuge

Turpentine Creek is one of the very few USDA-licensed facilities for large carnivores in the U.S.  It rescues neglected or unwanted big cats and provides them with a safe home in a caring environment on a 450-acre ranch. Each of these animals – lions, tigers, cougars, leopards, even bears and more – has a unique …
Do you like lions, tigers, and bears? How about flying kites? Well then, make plans to be at the 25th annual Kite Fest from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, March 28, at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge in Eureka Springs. Bring your own kite or buy one when you get there. Admission is free to …
Everybody likes free stuff, right? If you also like visiting public lands, or are looking for ideas to get out and about in nature, America’s national wildlife refuges will offer free admission to visitors on the following days in 2014: Jan. 20: Martin Luther King Jr. Day Feb. 15-17: Presidents’ Day weekend Sept. 27: National …
Want to impress your teachers, enrich your life, and have fun while learning? Visit a national wildlife refuge and see what refuges are doing to conserve your wildlife heritage. National wildlife refuges include many of America’s most treasured landscapes. Take your parents; take a camera. These precious places help protect wildlife, generate jobs, clean our …
What do you think it would be like to feel grass between your huge paws for the first time if you were a grizzly bear who had been in captivity for many years? Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge in Eureka Springs will introduce its 6-year-old male grizzly bear, Bam Bam, to his new enlarged habitat at …
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge in Eureka Springs houses more than 100 large animals, including, lions, tigers, cougars, leopards, bears, monkeys, deer and birds. If you haven’t been to the refuge, or if you haven’t visited again in a while, now is a good time to go. The refuge is in the middle of a mountainous …