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Wintergames Soupfest at the Nature Center

4 different kinds of delicious soup! $7 for Adults and $4 for Children Served with crackers, bread, homemade treats, and cold/warm beverages Other Activities include Bird Feeder Kids Craft ActivityCrown and Tiaras Kids Craft ActivityBombass Kids Craft ActivityFamily Hikes at 11am and 2pmDecorative Pinecones ActivitySnow forts and snow graffiti *snow pending*

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Our Changing Climate: Stories from a Natural Resources Professional Program, Tuesday, Jan 15th at 6pm at the Nature Center

Public Science Lecture – Our Changing Climate: Stories from a Natural Resources Professional, Presented by Richard Leopold, Director of the Dickinson County Conservation Board Tuesday, Jan 15th at 6pm at the Nature Center Join us at the Nature Center for presentations on interesting conservation information that will deepen your appreciation of the natural world and…

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Henry Doorly Zoo Bus Tour on February 9th, 2013

Nationally renowned for its leadership in conservation and research, the Henry Doorly Zoo is much more than simply a “zoo” it is an experience that could only be matched by years of travel into some of the world’s most wild places. The 130-acre zoo houses more than 17,000 animals – representing 962 species – in…

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Horseshoe Bend Sledding Hill Update (12/28/12)

As of today, Friday Dec. 28th, the sledding is still closed. The “big snow” of last week was accompanied by strong winds, which actually blew all of the snow off the hill. The snow of yesterday and today, while it helps, is still too fluffy and will get pushed out of the way on the…

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Public Science Lecture – Constellations

When: Thursday, Dec. 13th from 6pm to 7:30pm Where: Dickinson County Nature Center Come join us at the Nature Center and learn about the constellations that we see in the winter sky. We will learn what they look like and some of the history behind these beautiful jewels in the sky. Also we will take…

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Nature Playtime for Toddlers

    We are having our “Nature Playtime for Toddlers” program on Tuesday, Dec 4th at 10:30 am here at the Nature Center. This program is for your little one 1 to 3 year olds. We will do fun sensorial activities to get your little one excited about nature! This program will be about REPTILES!…

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Turkey Time!

It is about that time when we start thinking about this great American bird, the turkey. It was proposed by Ben Franklin to be our national symbol and almost was hunted to extinction here in American. It is now a world wide celebrity. This handsome fellow will be on display and be used in programs…

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