Could there be owls in your neighborhood? Join us for a virtual experience on how to look for owls in your neighborhood.  We will share a story, a lesson on owl adaptations, scavenger hunt, craft as well as other resources to help families discover the wonderful world of owls.  Coordinator will send participants YouTube Video…

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Do you remember Charlotte the Spider from “Charlotte’s Web” by E.B. White?  Spiders are often portrayed as important figures in various stories and cultural myths. The Legend of Dream Catcher features a spider and its web. Tinsel, a popular holiday decoration, was created to represent a spider’s web. In one myth, Lord Spider was even…

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Just as families are celebrating the harvest, nature is having its own celebration by producing seeds, nuts and berries.  We will share a story A Seed Is Sleepy by Dianna Aston (Author), Sylvia Long (Illustrator), scavenger activity, and craft in celebration of this special time of year. Coordinator will send participants YouTube Video Links for…

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Have you ever wondered what your nocturnal neighbors do at night but you could never ever stay up past bedtime to watch? Together we will read the story Daylight Starlight Wildlife by Wendell Minor to help us to explore the nightshift. We will share a sounds quiz to test your nocturnal knowledge, provide a craft,…

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It is that time again for the magical and mysterious migration of the monarch butterfly.  We will be sharing the story, Señorita Mariposa by Ben Gundersheimer (Mister G) and Illustrated by Marcos Almada Rivero that highlights the trip that monarch butterflies take each year to Mexico where they will spend their winter.  We will share…

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Did you know that a group of hummingbirds is called a "charm" or that a hummingbird can flap its wings up to 200 flaps per second?  Join us as we enter the fascinating world of hummingbirds.  Families can enjoy a story about these flying jewels, make a hummingbird related craft, and go on a scavenger…

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Tis the season for Wehr Nature Center’s forests to be filled with wildflowers. Together we will read a story “Wake Up, Woods”written by Michael Homoya and Shane Gibson and illustrated by Gillian Harris, to celebrate this special time of the year when the flowers return.  We will also share a scavenger hunt with our participants and…

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If you think salamanders are super, toads are totally awesome, or that frogs are fabulous then this program was made for you. We will learn what it takes to be a herpetologist (someone who studies reptiles and amphibians).Visitors will be able to participate in an interactive story, meet some of our amphibian ambassadors up close…

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Families will get to enjoy a story about a bear at rest in Karma Wilson’s story, Bear Snores On. We will learn about how animals live through the winter. Participants will create a paper plate cave for the story’s animals and go on a scavenger hunt to search for signs of animals that are out…

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