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The following programs are for home school families and are free. All programs are on the last Thursday of the month. Reservations are not required, but always appreciated. Call 620-442-4133 or email .


October 25, 2018, 1:30 p.m., INCREDIBLE INVERTEBRATES
This program will focus on basic classification skills with lots of opportunities to catch and release local insects, spiders, isopods, and gastropods.


November 29, 2018, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., EYE SHINE
Hike the trails in search of small and large (invertebrate and mammal) eyes in the woods.  A narrow beam flashlight is a must to see the reflection of eyes. 


February 28, 2019, 1:30 p.m., EAGLE VIEWING
This program will start with a short lecture on the adaptations and history of the Bald Eagle in the United States.  Then we will take short drive to a local nest to look for adults and eaglets.


March 28, 2019, 6:30 - 8 p.m., CAMPFIRE NIGHT HIKE
Take a 1.5-mile night hike and visit the sandy shores of the Arkansas River. Help build a fire and roast some marshmallows.


April 25, 2019, 1:30 p.m., SPRING CREEK INVESTIGATION
With the use of collecting equipment, the group will visit our local stream to study the diversity of aquatic organisms.  Warning: mud and wetness a great probability.