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Keep Wildlife Wild Day at Mount Rainier

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Date: August 13, 2012
Contact: Kirsten Anderson, 360-569-6578

Mount Rainier National Park will host its fourth annual Keep Wildlife Wild Day on Saturday, August 18, from 12 pm to 4 pm at Paradise in an effort to educate visitors on wildlife and the impacts we have on them. The day will focus on wildlife protection and education to keep Mount Rainier's wildlife wild. 

Mount Rainier will celebrate the day with presentations and educational programs. Interpretive Rangers and guest experts will present talks on native wildlife throughout the afternoon. There will be several activities for children to explore the world of Mount Rainier's wildlife. 

Join Mount Rainier in helping to keep wildlife wild!

Did You Know?

Excerpt from a page of Kenneth Arnold's report showing notes and sketches of the

On June 24th, 1947, pilot Kenneth Arnold sighted nine strange objects "flying like a saucer would" passing by his plane as he flew near Mount Rainier. His encounter is considered the first widely reported UFO sighting, and triggered many similar accounts of "flying saucers".