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(Postponed until 2022) Women and Girls in Science: Inspiring the Next Generation of Scientists – Meet the Scientists

Mar 13, 2021 10:00AM—11:30AM

This program will finalize our month-long celebration of Women and Girls in Science. Women in STEM careers will be share their experiences and inspirations via a virtual discussion panel.   Attendees and their families are encouraged to ask questions of our panel of scientists. Our hope is that families with young girls will reach out to…

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Virtual Slightly Naughty Nature

Feb 13, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

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Happy Valentine’s Day! Adults are invited to explore the nature of romance, courtship, and reproduction in the plant and animal world. From the endearing to the bizarre, plants and animals demonstrate LOTS of ways to perpetuate the species. Join us virtually to experience an updated version of the “Birds & the Bee’s”. Please note, this…

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Virtual Pop-Up Nature: Investigating Owls

Jan 16, 2021 1:00PM—2:00PM

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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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A Season for Action: Using Native Plants to Create a Climate Resilient Landscape

Nov 14, 2020 2:00PM

Virtual

Join Alice Thompson, owner of Thompson & Associates Wetlands Services LLC and trained Climate Reality volunteer to learn how to plan natural landscapes that are climate resilient. She will discuss the importance of using our personal outdoor spaces to help plants and animals withstand the stresses of climate change. The presentation will be held live…

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Feeding Time Fun: Turtle Time

Oct 19, 2020 10:00AM—10:30AM

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Join us via Zoom to meet “Boxy”, and “Louise”, Wehr’s resident turtles.  Viewers will see how they love to eat! See a turtle skeleton, enjoy a reading of Box Turtle at Long Pond by William T. George and discover why Boxy and Louise have lived at Wehr for 30 years. Registration required

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24 Hours of Reality: The Climate Crisis & Its Solutions

Oct 10, 2020 7:00PM—8:00PM

Virtual

Join a trained Climate Reality volunteer to see how the climate crisis is impacting our world today and how the actions we choose to take at this unprecedented moment will shape our future. The presentation will be held live online via Zoom.

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Pop-Up Nature: Sensational Spiders

Dec 19, 2020 1:00PM

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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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Pop-Up Nature: Nature’s Fall Bounty

Nov 28, 2020 1:00PM

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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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