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Nature’s Most Extreme Weekend at Nature Station Labor Day Weekend

August 10, 2015 | Press Release from Land Between The Lakes

Woodlands Nature Station hosts “Nature’s Most Extreme” Weekend over Labor Day Weekend, Saturday, September 5 through Monday, September 7, 10am to 5pm at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area. Admission is $5 ages 13 and up, $3 ages 5-12, and free for children 4 and under.

“We’ll explore the grossest, biggest, smallest, ugliest, and most venomous of what nature has to offer with our extreme programs, many featuring live animals! If your kids enjoy learning about the ‘most extreme’ of the animal kingdom, they will love ‘Nature’s Most Extreme’ Weekend,” explains Nature Station Naturalist, Aviva Yasgur.
Visit with Smokey Bear, take a sunset canoe trip, cheer on the turtles at the Turtle Races, try a fun scavenger hunt, and experience a variety of “extreme” animals up-close.

Saturday, September 5

    11-11:45am - The Mostest Grossest
    1-1:30pm - The Fastest of the Slowest: Turtle Races!
    1:30-3:30pm - Kids Craft: Make Your Own Extreme Animal
    3:30-4pm - Kentucky’s Most Venomous
    5:30-8pm - Sunset Canoe Trip (Reservation & full deposit required. Call (270-924-2020)

Sunday, September 6

    11am-12pm - Woodland Wonders Hike
    1-3pm - Kids Craft: Make Your Own Extreme Animal
    1:30-2:15pm - Of Monsters & Minis:  Land Between The Lakes’ Biggest & Smallest Animals
    3-3:30pm - Eagle Extreme
    5:30-8pm - Sunset Canoe Trip (Reservation & full deposit required. Call (270-924-2020)

Monday, September 7

    11-11:30am - Truly Talon-ted
    1:30-2pm - Most Endangered: The Red Wolf
    3-3:45pm - Captains of Camouflage

Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area manages more than 170,000 acres in western Kentucky and Tennessee as part of the U.S. Forest Service and the Department of Agriculture’s public lands program. Land Between The Lakes offers outdoor recreation, lake access, land management, and environmental education to over 1.4 million visitors annually. The Friends of Land Between The Lakes works in partnership with the Forest Service providing program services, funds development, and volunteer support.

To find more information about Land Between The Lakes, log on to the official website at www.landbetweenthelakes.us or call toll-free at 1-800-LBL-7077 or local at 270-924-2000.

For more information on the Friends of Land Between The Lakes, log on to www.friendsoflbl.org. To subscribe to the official electronic newsletter, send an email to LBLinfo@fs.fed.us. Land Between The Lakes official Twitter accounts include @LBLScreechOwl, @LBLNature,@LBLHomeplace, and @LandBtwnLakes, and Pinterest www.pinterest.com/lblnra. Photos are available on Flickr for downloading athttps://www.flickr.com/photos/lblkytn/sets.

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Bald Eagle
Photo by Melodie Cunningham

This majestic bald eagle is keeping a close eye on his Kentucky Lake neighborhood. The months of January and February are the best times to catch a glimpse of bald eagles in Land Between The Lakes.