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Wapack National Wildlife Refuge 50th Anniversary Celebration and FOW Annual Meeting

October 15, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Friends of the Wapack and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will host a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Wapack National Wildlife Refuge at the Friends of the Wapack Annual Meeting on Saturday, October 15 from 1:00 to 2:30 PM in Sharon. Gathering and check-in begins at 12:30PM. The Wapack National Wildlife Refuge protects 1,625 acres of forest and wildlife habitat on North Pack, a beautiful section of the Wapack Trail and the Cliff Trail, as well as sections of Ted’s and Caroline’s Trails.
The gathering will include remarks by Elizabeth “Liz” Thomas and her son Ramsay Thomas. Followed by a presentation by Matt Hillman and Graham Taylor from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. A brief Friends of the Wapack Annual Meeting will follow. The event will conclude with the unveiling of a bronze plaque to be installed at the refuge and sharing the anniversary cake.
Advance registration is required for event planning and to stay within the capacity of the venue. Please register on this page.


9:00 AM Hike (optional) Join us on a morning hike on North Pack, the highest mountain on the Wapack Range. Meet at 9:00 AM at the Wapack National Wildlife Refuge parking lot on Mountain Road in Greenfield.
For details contact Mike Przybyla 603-878-3350 or email Mike at
12:00 Noon (optional) Informal “bring-your-own” lunch at Sharon Meeting House.
12:30 PM Gathering and sign-in.
1:00 PM 50th Anniversary celebration of the Wapack National Wildlife Refuge, followed by a brief Friends of the Wapack annual meeting and sharing of the anniversary cake.


October 15, 2022
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Sharon Town Meeting House – 432 on NH Route 123
Sharon Town Office
Sharon, NH 03458 United States
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