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Migration Celebration and Native Plant Sale at Woodlands Nature Station

Migration Celebration and Native Plant Sale at Woodlands Nature Station

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Woodlands Nature Station is hosting a Migration Celebration for World Migratory Bird Day, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, May 12, 2018 in Land Between the Lakes.

Visitors will celebrate the migratory birds of the world as they peek in on baby birds, enjoy kid friendly crafts and games, and attend fun family programs that highlight nature’s most amazing travelers.

Nature Station’s Mother’s Day Weekend Wildflower and Native Plant Sale we be ongoing May 12-13, 2018. Special event programs are included with standard admission unless otherwise noted.

“Join us to honor the spectacle and struggles of our feathered friends that migrate between North America and the tropics, and around the world! Bring the whole family to have fun and learn about our area’s birds, and other native wildlife such as our turkeys, coyotes, and bobcat,” says Arrianne Byrum, public programs coordinator for Woodlands Nature Station. “We’re also offering a sunset kayak trip on Saturday for people to view wildlife from the water. We usually see a lot of native birds, mammals, and reptiles along the shoreline during these outings.”

Nature Station admission is $5 ages 13 and up, $3 ages 5-12, and free for ages 4 and under. Call 270-924-2020 to register for the guided kayak trip Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Migration Celebration: International Migratory Bird Day

10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Backyard Bird Scavenger Hunt
10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Native Plant & Wildflower Sale
11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Bird Kids Craft
1:30 p.m. | Bird Call Bingo
2:30 p.m. | Baby Birds!
3:30 p.m. | Bites for Bobcat
4:30 p.m. | Parade of Raptors
5:30-8 p.m. | Sunset Kayak Trip (Reservations required; call 270-924-2020

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