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Wild Wednesday: Underground Critters Everyone is Invited

November 25, 2015, 12:30pm Dragonfly Theatre

Explore the great underground cities that few of us know much about at 12:30 p.m. in Dragonfly Theatre. From meerkats and prairie dogs to ants and termites, these animals are true excavators.… more

Guided Nature Walk Everyone is Invited

November 28, 2015, 10:15am Paw Paw Nature Trail

Join us on the fourth Saturday of each month for an educational walk around the Paw Paw Nature Trail with a naturalist to discover the beauty and diversity of the bottomland forest habitat. Date: Saturday, November 28 … more

Ants in my Pants Everyone is Invited

November 29, 2015, 12:30pm Dragonfly Theatre

November 28 & 29 While we see ants every day, few realize just how intricate their colony communities are. Join us at 12:30 p.m. in Dragonfly Theatre to explore ant communities and make our own ant communities with our v… more

Wild Wednesday: Tricky Tracks Everyone is Invited

December 2, 2015, 12:30pm Dragonfly Theatre

Become an animal detective as we learn how to identify tracks left behind by our animal neighbors. The fun starts at 12:30 p.m. in Dragonfly Theatre. … more

Wisdom of the Woods: The Proof is in the Pellet Everyone is Invited

December 2, 2015, 7:00pm

Owls are amazing birds of prey and are quite efficient predators. Join us as we dissect owl pellets to learn about the food they eat, the role they play in our environment, and just how amazingly effective they are in keeping… more

Citizen Science Friday: Christmas Bird Count Everyone is Invited

December 4, 2015, 1:00pm

One of the most publicized and participated opportunities for citizen science is the annual Christmas Bird Count. Every year, thousands of citizen scientists, birders, biologists and more gather to canvas areas counting … more

Mammal Markers Everyone is Invited

December 6, 2015, 12:30pm Dragonfly Theatre

December 5 & 6 Join us at 12:30 p.m. in Dragonfly Theatre as we learn more about mammal tracks and what they can tell us about our furry neighbors. Then create your own mammal track to take home. … more

Wild Wednesday: Scatology at Its Best Everyone is Invited

December 9, 2015, 12:30pm Dragonfly Theatre

Join us at 12:30 p.m. in Dragonfly Theatre as we investigate animal poop, or scat as scientists call it, and discover what it can tell us about the animals around us. Don’t worry — we won't be handling any real scat! … more

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