You are invited to join Refuge Ranger Ed on a hike to enjoy the last blue moon of 2018. The hike will begin at the Mertes’ Slough Landing at 7:00 p.m. and end by 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, 2018. Ranger Ed will share stories of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge, the great blue heron rookery, and other wonders of nature that occur along the trail. Participants are advised to dress for the weather and bring binoculars or cameras to enjoy the blue moon which is scheduled to appear just before 8:00 p.m..
The Mertes’ Slough Landing is located at S3629 Highway 54, Town of Buffalo, WI. The landing is located on the Hwy 43/54 dike road on the Wisconsin side of Dick’s Marina.The GPS coordinates for the landing are 44°03`54.87″N 91°38`13.10″W.