Land Between the Lakes busy with April programs
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Wed., April 8

2:15pm

Nature Discovery Hike

NATURE STATION Let’s go for a hike and see what we can discover! This one-mile hike will take us through the woods and to the lakeshore. We will search for animal signs; put your senses to the test, and more. Program free with NS admission.

Thur., April 9

2:15pm

Make Treats for our Opossum!

NATURE STATION Have you ever made a sandwich for an opossum? You might be surprised what goes in one! Help us make tasty treats for our opossum and personally feed them to her - minding her 50 teeth of course! Program free with NS admission.

Fri., April 10

2:15pm

Gross-ology

NATURE STATION Eww! Gross! Come revel in the delightfully disgusting as we explore funky feeding habits, beastly bodily functions, and other abhorrent acts of nature. “What’s inside an owl pellet? Why do vultures vomit?” Discover these and other gross, but effective ways animals survive in the wild. Program free with NS admission.

Sat., April 11

JUNIOR EXPLORER DAY

NATURE STATION Calling all young explorers! The Nature Station naturalists invite you to join them in a day of fun adventures exploring the natural world. Join us for any or all of the programs listed below. Recommended especially for ages 6-12. *Ideal for Home Educators.

Sat., April 11

11:15am

Be an “Outdoors-Kid”

NATURE STATION Learn some basic outdoor skills, such as tying simple knots, identifying poison ivy, and more. Join us as we turn average children into full-fledged outdoors kids! Program free with NS admission.

Sat., April 11

1pm

Measuring the Farm

HOMEPLACE Measurement is the process of estimating the size of an object. In the mid-19th century, the measuring of items on a family farm was still very general in reference. Let’s join together and explore the different measuring techniques of the 1850s. *Ideal for Home Educators.

Sat., April 11

1:30 pm

Get Outside and Play!

NATURE STATION What better way to learn about the wonders of the outdoors than by playing some fun games? Put on your sneakers or boots and head out to the Nature Station for a fun afternoon of nature-related activities for the young and “young at heart!” Program free with NS admission.

(Information for this staff report was submitted by Land Between the Lakes.)
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