Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, 2591 Whitehall Neck Road, Smyrna, announced its June schedule of events and programs.

Programs, free with paid entry of $4 per vehicle, include:

— Garden Keepers Landscape Maintenance: 10 a.m. to noon June 14. Join Larry and Leslie Cook weed the garden around the Visitor Center.

— Jr. Rangers Learn about Cavity Nesters: 9:30 a.m. to noon June 16. Learn about different swallows, purple martins, barn owls, bats and bluebirds, their nests and how they raise their young. The focus of this session will be on purple martins and barn owls; providing participants an up-close view of their nesting cavities. To register, call 653-9345 or email

— Tour of the refuge: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 24. Volunteer Ray Cullom leads a tour of the refuge. Attendees will find out how the refuge is managed for wildlife, visit different habitats and walk a trail. Meet at the Visitor Center. Also 1:30 to 3 p.m.

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