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Mon 06 Feb
LITTLE EXPLORERS – GROUNDHOGS
Monday, February 6, 2023 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
Join a park naturalist for our nature-themed story and playtime for ages 0-5! What was that whole business with the groundhog predicting the weather? What are wild groundhogs doing this time of year anyway? Come explore our region's most famous hibernator! Stories, songs, and art projects from 10-10:30, then stay for some outdoor playtime! This program is most appropriate for ages 0-5 but all ages are always welcome.
Sat 11 Feb
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF WOMEN AND GIRLS IN SCIENCE
Saturday, February 11, 2023 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Point Au Roche State Park
We're celebrating STEM all day with hands-on science experiments, introductions to famous female scientists, and interviews with women who work in STEM. Girl Scouts of all levels can earn their STEM Career Explorations badge too! All ages (and genders) welcome!
Sun 12 Feb
GUIDED HIKE
Sunday, February 12, 2023 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Point Au Roche State Park
Join a park naturalist to explore the nature trails and look for animal and plant life in the diverse habitats of the park. Length of walk will be 2-3 miles on easy trails. All ages welcome! If we have a lot of snow, this walk can become a snowshoe excursion! We have snowshoes to lend out and beginners are always welcome!
Mon 13 Feb
LITTLE EXPLORERS – ANIMALS IN LOVE
Monday, February 13, 2023 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
Join a park naturalist for our nature-themed story and playtime for ages 0-5! Come for stories, songs, and art projects from 10-10:30, then stay for some outdoor playtime! Do animals fall in love? Just in time for Valentine's Day, explore this week's theme of love in the animal world! This program is most appropriate for ages 0-5 but all ages are always welcome.
Sat 18 Feb
GREAT BACKYARD BIRD COUNT
Saturday, February 18, 2023 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
The Great Backyard Bird Count is a citizen science project sponsored every year by the National Audubon Society. Join a park naturalist on a short walk to search for some birds in the park. The sightings and data we gather will be submitted to the Great Backyard Bird Count to be used by real scientists researching bird populations! Please note you do not have to be an experienced birder to participate! The 9am outing will be for adults only and at 10am all ages are welcome!
Sat 18 Feb
GREAT BACKYARD BIRD COUNT
Saturday, February 18, 2023 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
The Great Backyard Bird Count is a citizen science project sponsored every year by the National Audubon Society. Join a park naturalist on a short walk to search for some birds in the park. The sightings and data we gather will be submitted to the Great Backyard Bird Count to be used by real scientists researching bird populations! Please note you do not have to be an experienced birder to participate! The 9am outing will be for adults only and at 10am all ages are welcome!
Mon 20 Feb
LITTLE EXPLORERS – WINTER BIRDS
Monday, February 20, 2023 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
Join a park naturalist for our nature-themed story and playtime for ages 0-5! Come for stories, songs, and art projects from 10-10:30, then stay for some outdoor playtime! This week we'll explore the birds that stick around in the winter, and make our own bird feeders to take home! This program is most appropriate for ages 0-5 but all ages are always welcome.
Fri 24 Feb
LUMINARY WALK AND BONFIRE!
Friday, February 24, 2023 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Point Au Roche State Park
Take a short stroll on a beautiful lantern-lit path through the woods, then join us back at the Nature Center for s'mores at the firepit! All ages welcome! Flashlight or headlamp recommended.
Sat 25 Feb
NATURE WALK – SIGNS OF LIFE
Saturday, February 25, 2023 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
Join a park naturalist for an approximately 1 mile walk on the park trails. In winter, the plants seem dead and the park can seem empty of animals, but we'll search for signs of life and find them everywhere! All ages and abilities welcome!
Sun 26 Feb
GUIDED HIKE
Sunday, February 26, 2023 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Point Au Roche State Park
Join a park naturalist to explore the nature trails and look for animal and plant life in the diverse habitats of the park. Length of walk will be approximately 2 miles on easy trails. All ages and abilities welcome! If we have a lot of snow, this walk can become a snowshoe excursion! We have snowshoes to lend out and beginners are always welcome!
Mon 27 Feb
LITTLE EXPLORERS – ICE
Monday, February 27, 2023 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Point Au Roche State Park
Join a park naturalist for our nature-themed story and playtime for ages 0-5! Stories, songs, and art projects from 10-10:30, then stay for some outdoor playtime! This week we'll explore ice with some fun science experiments! This program is most appropriate for ages 0-5 but all ages are always welcome.