"Ding" on the Wing Archives

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Past bulletins are listed chronologically below starting with the most recent.

Trailgate 2015: Dinner & Puffins 12/18/2014

Renowned Photographer to Judge Theodore Cross High School Photo Contest 12/4/2014

December 2= Holiday Happy Hour Shopping 11/20/2014

FREE Kids Fishing Derby 11/06/2014

Today, Tomorrow, and Saturday at 'Ding' Days 10/23/2014

Family Fun Day, Celebrate "Ding" Darling Day's Silver Anniversary! 10/16/2014

Discover Ding Game App, Wear the Shirt 10/9/2014

Photo Contest Judging 10/2/2014

'Ding' Days Scavenger Hunt 9/25/2014

'Ding' Days App Premiere 9/18/2014

Saving the Sea Turtles, Exhibit 9/11/2014

The Scoop on Wildlife Poop 8/28/2014

Sea Turtle Exhibit Unveiling- August 29th 8/14/2014

Mangrove Cuckoo Study 7/31/2014

Prescribed Burns a Success 7/17/2014

Prescribed Burn Meeting July 11th 7/3/2014

FREE Sea Monster Programs 6/19/14

Sea Monsters Are Here! 6/5/14

Tarpon Tourney Reels in $41k 5/22/14

Tarpon Tourney Results 5/8/14

"Ding" Darling & Doc Ford's Tarpon Tourney Update 4/24/14

"Ding" Darling Theodore Cross High School Photo Contest Winners! 4/17/14

Rauschenberg Influences Upcycle! 4/10/14

Upcycle! Gallery is Open 4/03/14

UPCOMING LECTURES 3/27/14

Woodring Aquisition Final 3/20/14

"Teddy Roosevelt" at the Refuge  3/13/14

Upcoming Lectures and Film 3/6/14

Farewell to a Dear Friend 2/27/14

Upcoming Lectures 2/20/14

Perry Relatives Visit 2/13/14

Lecture Series 2/6/14

Film & Lecture Series 1/30/14

Lecture Series 1/23/14

Meeting Madam Secretary 1/16/14

Reminder: New Tram Parking 1/9/14

Happy New Year 1/2/14

"Ding" Video 12/19/13

Student Photo Contest Winners! 12/5/13

Bird Count Volunteers Needed 11/21/13

Farewell to a Friend 11/07/13

"Ding" Darling Days FREE Admission 10/24/13

The Refuge is OPEN! 10/18/13

Family Fun Day Canceled 10/11/13

Wildlife Drive to Re-open at "Ding" Darling! 09/26/13

Water Quality- Your Voice Matters! 09/12/13

Woodring Preserve- It's Official! 08/29/13

Wildlife Education Boardwalk Opens! 08/15/13

Wildlife Education Boardwalk Ribbon Cutting 08/01/13

We Did It!
07/18/13

Happy 4th of July
07/03/13

Help Save This Land
06/20/13

Preservation Campaign
 06/06/13

Preservation Campaign
05/23/13 

Preservation Campaign Update 05/09/13

Help Save Woodring Point Preservation Campaign Continues! 4/25/13

Help Save Woodring Point Preservation Campaign Continues!
 4/18/13

Creative Campaign Gifts 4/11/13


Mangrove Cuckoo Donors
4/3/13

 Campaign Challenge Donation 03/28/13

"Ding" Campaign Steps Up Efforts
03/21/13

Meet Teddy Roosevelt! 03/14/13

Children's Education Boardwalk Groundbreaking! 03/07/13

Preservation Campaign Passes $1,000,000! 02/28/13

Cuckoo Sold for $60,000! 02/21/13

Cuckoo for 'Ding' Sold Out! 02/14/13

Refuge Honors Volunteers 02/07/13

Preservation Campaign Reaches $844K 02/01/13

Register for Second Annual Tarpon Tournament! 01/24/13

Preservation Campaign Donation 01/17/13

$1.8 Million Preservation Campaign 01/10/13

Film Series Kickoff 01/03/13

RSVP to the Trailgate Party! 12/20/12

Cuckoo for 'Ding' Auction 12/06/12

Lecture Series Announced 11/21/12

Marvelous Manatee Exhibit Unveiling 11/08/12

Photo Contest Winners 10/25/12

America's Darling Premiere 10/18/12

'Ding' Days Next Week! 10/11/12

Needed: Temporary Intern Housing 10/04/12

First Ever Junior Duck Stamp Exhibit 9/27/12

'Ding' Darling Takes Worldwide Award 9/20/12

Meet Duck Stamp Artist Joe Hautman! 9/13/2012

Photo Contest Deadline 9/6/12

New Bird Signage 8/23/12

Ranger Toni Russia! 8/9/12

Marvelous Manatee Exhibit to Come!
7/26/12

"Ding" Days Photo Contest 6/28/12

Ranger Toni heads to Russia!
6/14/12


Mangrove Cuckoo Update 6/7/12

Education Boardwalk Update 5/31/12

Sea Turtles & Scholarships 5/17/12


Inaugural "Ding" Awards a Success
5/10/12

"Ding" Scholarship Recipients Announced
5/3/12

Inaugural "Ding" Awards kicks off County Education Tradition 4/26/12

Cuckoo for Cuckoo's at "Ding"
4/19/12

Tomorrow's Lecture: "Story of the Ospreys"
4/12/12

Tomorrow's Lecture: "Just Ducky"
4/5/12

Tomorrow's Lecture: Florida Snakes
3/29/12

Tomorrow's Lecture: Florida Manatees
3/22/12

Tomorrow's Lecture: Wading Birds with Dr. Dale Gawlik
3/15/12

Tomorrow's Lecture: The Island Gator Population
3/7/12

Florida beachcombing topic of "Ding" lecture
3/1/12

Mangrove Cuckoo Study at "Ding" Darling
2/23/12

Tomorrow: Don & Lillian Stokes Lectures
2/16/12

"Ding" Lecture takes trip back to refuge bygones
2/9/12

Panther Lecture tomorrow!
2/2/12

"Ding" Darling Lecture with Author Amy Bennett Williams
1/26/12

"Ding" Darling Lecture Series starts tomorrow
1/19/12

Save the date for Inaugural Tarpon Tournament
1/12/12

Lecture Series beginning soon!
1/5/12

You Did It! Martin Challenge Met
12/29/11

Celebrity birders Don & Lillian Stokes leading birding tours
12/22/11

Dear friend of wildlife
12/15/11

Ft. Myers seasonal resident leaves legacy to 'Ding' Darling
12/1/11

 

$5,000 Awarded in School Grants 11/23/11

 Sprankle adds duck #47 to collection
11/16/11

 

Exclusive Holly Days at the Refuge 11/10/11

Save the Date: Buck Key Weekend! 10/27/11

Federal Duck Stamp Superstar headlines Conservation Art Day
10/20/11

Spend Rainy Days Indoor at "Ding" Days
10/18/11

Free Family Fun Day this Sunday
10/14/11

Limited Spots Available for Free "Ding" Days Tour
10/6/11

New Climate Change Exhibit
9/29/11

This Saturday... Come for Fun
9/22/11

Plan to have some fun for "Ding" Darling Days
9/15/11

Your Support Needed for a proposed Refuge
9/8/11

New for "Ding" Days!
9/1/11

Plan now for the October fun during "Ding" Days!
8/25/11

Fridays at the Refuge
8/19/11

Teacher Conservation Education Grants
8/11/11

Two New Interns join Refuge Team
7/28/11

The Marvelous Manatee Exhibit!
7/21/11

Free Beach Walk Thursday mornings through August 11!
7/14/11

"Conserving the Future" Conference
7/7/11

Black Bear Sighting! 6/30/11

New iNature Trail Open!
6/30/11

New iNature Trail Along Wildlife Drive
6/23/11

What the heck is a Scale Insect?
6/16/11

"Ding" Darling Days Sponsors - Thanks!
6/9/11

Martin Foundation Challenge...
5/26/11
 
Black-whiskered Vireo sighted at "Ding"
5/20/11

New Business Partners
5/12/11

The Monofilament Busters
5/5/11

Earth Day at the Refuge!
4/29/11
 
Cousteat grandson visits "Ding"
4/21/11

Celebrate Earth Day at "Ding" this Friday!
4/19/11

First Permanent Scholarship established at "Ding"!
4/15/11

FREE Programs @ "Ding" Continued!
4/6/11

Coyote caught on night camera
3/25/11

Prized Duck Decoy Collection coming to "Ding"
3/21/11

Richard Crossley Lectures Friday!
3/17/11

Florida Panther Lecture Tomorrow!
3/3/11

Douglas Brinkley on Sanibel to support "Ding"
3/1/11

Student Environmental Scholarships Available 
2/25/11

Coyote seen on Refuge
2/23/11

Two Days of Calusa!
2/14/11

Tomorrow's Lecture: Manatee Insanity
2/10/11

Douglas Brinkley Event March 6
2/7/11

Buck Key Trail Reopening
2/4/11

Restaurant grand opening to benefit DDWS
2/3/11

Tomorrow's Lecture: Don & Lillian Stokes
2/2/11

Arctic NWR Film Redux
2/1/11

Sanibel Trails & Tales
1/30/11

Refuge Bird Programs
1/27/11

Friday's Lecture: Arctic NWR Film
1/27/11
 
DDWS funds 2010-2011 refuge interns
1/24/11

Audubon Lecture Features our Don Parsons
1/21/11

Oil Spill Film & Discussion Friday
1/19/11

Tarpon Bay Explorers Contribution
1/17/11
 
DDWs approves new board members
1/9/11

Welcome Ivette!
1/7/11

Sea of Uncertainty kicks off "Ding" Friday Lecture Series
1/3/11

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