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John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge Celebration, Philadelphia, PA

Join the staff of John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum as they host Aurelia Skipwith, Deputy Assistant Secretary Fish, Wildlife and Parks for the U.S. Department of the Interior, for a celebration and announcement to further the Department's vision to increase access to our nation’s public lands. The event will recognize the importance of community partners and volunteers, and highlight the important role of urban national wildlife refuges to provide recreational opportunity for all Americans.

Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum

8601 Lindbergh Blvd,

Philadelphia, PA 19153

The event will take place during the first Urban National Wildlife Refuge Day. The public is invited to participate in outdoor skills, fishing, archery, and other outdoor recreation activities throughout the day.  A schedule of the day’s public activities is attached, but can also be found at Event Schedule.

We hope you are able to join us. Please RSVP by emailing  Please provide your name and title in your message.  

Please feel free to contact Refuge Manager, Lamar Gore at (413.207.1939) if you have any questions.