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Washita National Wildfife Refuge hosting celebration

BY ED GODFREY, Staff Writer, Published: April 6, 2013

The Washita National Wildlife Refuge is hosting its third annual anniversary celebration Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

The free event will include booths and activities such as animal track identification, skins and skulls, archery shooting, and shotgun training and education for all ages.

The refuge was established in 1961 as a feeding and resting area for migratory waterfowl. It is located between Butler and Hammon just north of SH 33.

For more information, call (580) 664-2205 or email


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