#Nature Center

Rocky Mount Historic Site to grow by 15 acres after land purchase

Rocky Mount Historic Site will soon grow by 15 more acres. The site recently completed the purchase of a field across the road from their current location. The strip of land will serve as a buffer between the historic area and new housing and commercial developments. Volunteers are working on...
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Recognition for new, longtime employees

Faribault Parks and Recreation would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to our newest staff member, Chad Barman. Chad comes to us from Sioux Falls, S.D. where he most recently ran the amateur baseball program. Previous to that he ran the intermural program at Augustana University in Sioux...

"Journey through the Stars" Planetarium Program at Sandy Creek Nature Center

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present will “Journey through the Stars” this fall at the planetarium at Sandy Creek Nature Center. “September Fall Skies” is scheduled for Saturday, September 18 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Learn what constellation, stars and planets are visible and what astronomical events are coming up in the fall.
Herald & Review

Macon County Conservation District to honor late director Richie Wolf

DECATUR – The Macon County Conservation District will honor the memory of former executive director Richie Wolf, who died in April, with a memorial service and commemorative bench. The event, set for 3 p.m. Tuesday at Cattail Pond in the Rock Springs Conservation Area, will include a memorial presentation from...

CNC to host Nature at Night on Oct. 23

Chippewa Nature Center will host Nature at Night, a free, family-friendly outdoor event from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23. Visitors will learn about nocturnal frogs, salamanders and birds, as well as migratory birds through games and hands-on activities along Arbury Trail. Visitors can learn animal calls and watch...

"Jack O Lantern Jog and Goblin Fun Run" at Sandy Creek Nature Center

Make plans to run or walk in the annual Jack-O-Lantern Jog and Goblin Fun Run presented by Hughes Subaru on Sunday, October 17 at Sandy Creek Nature Center. The one-mile Goblin Fun Run starts at 2:00 p.m., with the 5K Jack-O-Lantern Jog starting at 2:30 p.m. Both events follow the beautiful paved path of the Greenway starting and finishing at the Nature Center.
Austin Daily Herald

Dr. Jim Pease to present at the Nature Center

The Friends of the Jay C. Hormel Nature Center and Austin Audubon will be co-hosting Dr. Jim Pease at 7 p.m., Tuesday evening, at the Nature Center. Pease will highlight birds, mammals, reptiles, and other critters found in Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Brazil’s Pantena. There will be conversation on Tropical diversity and why we should care. All are welcome.

Tacoma Nature Center & Discovery Pond Playground, Tacoma

Yesterday we hiked – in the rain! We came prepared with waterproof jackets, so this California girl actually thought it was pretty magical. This kidventure started at the Tacoma Nature Center. We met up with new school friends there to explore its forest-inspired Discovery Pond playground, where all its play structures are designed to look like boulders and trees. There’s a treehouse, climbing rocks and a metal slide inside a hollow log! All made complete with slatted bridges and little creeks to explore.

Cultural Continuum 10.15.21

Richard Steinbach with the Sioux City Symphony sits in on this edition of Cultural Continuum on the eve of a new season. The Harvest Blues Fest takes over Vangarde Arts, The Sioux City Conservatory of Music hosts The Sound and Style Fashion Show at The Warrior and another History at High Noon event at The Sioux City Public Museum.

Here’s The Ultimate Bucket List For Massachusettsans Who Are Obsessed With Nature

Massachusetts has so much more to offer than its capital city of Boston. Between mountains, lakes, wildlife preserves, and the coast, the Bay State has some incredible natural areas to explore. If you’re looking to add to your Massachusetts bucket list, here are some of the best places to explore the state’s natural beauty.   […] The post Here’s The Ultimate Bucket List For Massachusettsans Who Are Obsessed With Nature appeared first on Only In Your State.

Mosquito Hill Nature Center: Explore the Local Environment Near New London

As the natural landscape colors begin to brighten and then fade, it is the perfect time to get your family out into nature to enjoy all of the beautiful transformations that accompany the change of seasons. There is no better classroom, playground, or toy chest than nature itself. The Mosquito Hill Nature Center in New London offers exceptional opportunities outdoors and indoors to explore and learn about our local ecosystem. From stargazing to snowshoeing to an accessibly-paved hiking trail through the prairie, Mosquito Hill Nature Center is an idyllic nearby destination to step into the adventure of the natural world this season.
Huron Daily Tribune

Colors of the season

Different shades of fall colors are on display on Loosemore Road in Hume Township near the Huron County Nature Center. With plenty of green still abound in the trees, the red, orange, and yellow leaves stand out more. (Robert Creenan/Huron Daily Tribune)