Necedah Wildlife Refuge visitor center grand opening

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Necedah National Wildlife Refuge will host a Ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening of its state-of-the-art visitor center on Saturday, April 30, from 10 am to 3:30 pm.  Special activities, book signings, presentations, photographer and programs for the entire family will be available beginning at 11 am. 2011 Events Calendar will keep you visiting and enjoy event all year long.

The 12,000 square foot facility was designed with green technology while maximizing energy saving needs and include photovoltaic solar panels, geothermal wells, and was built using environmentally friendly, natural materials including fiber cement siding, metal roof, and marmoleum flooring.

Necedah National Wildlife Refuge is open sunrise to sunset.  The refuge office is open Monday through Saturday 7:30 am to 4pm, and located two miles north on Headquarters Road off of Highway 21 four miles west of the Village of Necedah or 18 miles east of Tomah.

Please call 608-565-2551 with any questions, visit for more information or find us on Facebook.