Join the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, May 19, at 9 a.m. for its third-annual Pedal the Prairie event. Ride the Prairie Parkway Bike Trail and enjoy an opportunity to see bison and elk, view the prairie landscape, and toss seed bombs into the prairie. Explore the Prairie Learning Center, meet live animals, and participate in crafts and many other activities. These activities take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Snacks will be provided. No registration is necessary. The event will be held rain or shine. For more information, call 515-994-3400 or email Richard_hager@fws.gov. The park is located at 9981 Pacific St., Prairie City. Photo by Linda Frazier