Refuge hosts Family Snowshoe Treks

Two Family Snowshoe Treks are being offered this month at Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge near Zimmerman.

They will be held from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, and Saturday, Feb. 22.

Preregistration is required; call 763-389-3323, ext. 13. Snowshoes are provided, or bring your own.

Meet at the snowshoe shed, located on the south side of County Road 9, 5.5 miles west of Highway 169.

For more information about refuge events, see the 2014 schedule of events at