THURSTON COUNTY: Free weekend programs at Nisqually

The Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge will offer free interpretive programs on weekends throughout the spring and early summer.

Events this weekend include guided walks that leave from the Visitor Center flag pole 10 a.m., Saturday and 1 p.m., Sunday.

There is no charge for the events, but the $3 per family refuge entrance fee applies.

For more information on the schedule of events, call Jackie LaRue at 360-753-9467 or visit www.fws.gov/nisqually.