Monthly Archives: August 2012

Fall Nature Tots Sign Up

Another season of Nature Tots begins on October 3, 2012. Reserve your space now for a 5-week program of child-centered hands-on exploration for preschoolers (ages 6 months to 6 years) and caregivers. Choose Wednesdays from 10 to 11 or from 12:30 to 1:30. Register by sending an email to

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Fall Workdays

We would love to have you join us for one of our volunteer workdays! Picking up litter, painting tables, removing invasive plants, spreading mulch, planting seeds; we’ll find a job for you!

All workdays are on Saturdays and last from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Upcoming dates are:

  • September 15
  • September 29
  • October 13
  • October 27
  • November 10
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Prairie Seminar and Walk

August 19, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. — Don’t miss this year’s Tall Grass Prairie Seminar and Tour! Meet at the shelter for an entertaining prairie talk followed by a tour. A hat, sunglasses, insect repellent and a bottle of water are the perfect attire.

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National Night Out

August 7, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. — Visit our booth for hands-on nature exploration during National Night Out. The festival takes place at Dowling Park located on Rosedale Rd. between Breiel Blvd. and Marshall Rd. on the grounds of Central Academy School.

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