October 13–19 is National Wildlife Refuge Week. There are many things that one can do at refuges in the Chesapeake. Can you unscramble some of these activities? (Not all of these activities are available at every refuge.)

1. YAKKA
2. DRIB GANTWICH
3. KEHI SLAIRT
4. THUN
5. SHIF
6. KOOL TA HITBIXES
7. NERAL BUTAO SLAMAIN
8. OCANE
9. SIVIT CHRASITILO STIES

The main role of National Wildlife Refuges is to preserve and provide habitat for many species of wildlife and plants, especially those that are endangered or threatened with extinction. Here is a list of animals. Circle the ones that one might expect to find on a refuge in or near the Chesapeake region.

DEER
HORSESHOE CRABS
MOOSE
BALD EAGLES
DELMARVA FOX SQUIRRELS
GRIZZLY BEARS
BLACK DUCKS
ROADRUNNERS
BULLFROGS
OSPREYS
ALLIGATORS
GREAT BLUE HERONS

Answers

1. Kayak
2. Bird watching
3. Hike trails
4. Hunt
5. Fish
6. Look at exhibits
7. Learn about animals
8. Canoe
9. Take part in special programs

Animals likely to be found on a refuge near the Chesapeake region:
deer, horseshoe crabs, bald eagles, Delmarva fox squirrels, black ducks, bullfrogs, ospreys, great blue herons