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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?

Visitor exploring the former Paradise Ice Caves.

For many years, the Paradise Ice Caves were a popular attraction at Mount Rainier. Until the 1980s, visitors could explore passages within the Paradise Glacier which had formed due to seasonal melting of the ice. By the early 1990s, climate change had melted away the last traces of the caves. More...