Adventures With Nature

June 28, 2014 - Join us for Adventures With Nature Day at Tipsaw Lake

the theme for 2014 is Soaring with Nature

A flier for the 2014 AWN event.

Little girl learns to identify cloudsAdventures With Nature Day is held on the fourth Saturday in June from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Several organizations and agencies work together to make the day fun and educational. There are door prizes given out and many of the booths allow the children to make things to take home.

Various programs are given including this one on raptors.Children will learn about birds, bees, butterflies and bats. Activities and crafts will focus on pollination and supporting the pollinators, learning about and taking care of birds and their habitats, ‘visiting’ a bat cave, and tasting outdoor cooking from nature.
Volunteers help children build bluebird boxes.Exhibitors will be on hand sharing their knowledge about how bees and butterflies pollinate our area, plants needing pollination. Children will be able to make suet feeders and suet as well as several other crafts.

Perry Central Band Boosters were on hand serving food for hungry visitors. And of course, the event was made special by a visit from Smokey Bear!

Naturalist leads a group of children in a nature bingo game.Adventures With Nature is sponsored by Perry & Spencer County SWCDs, Purdue Extension – Perry County, and the US Forest Service

We recommend that people bring lawn chairs and no pets are allowed at the event for public safety.

There is a $3.00 Gate Fee charged per car to enter Tipsaw Lake where the event is held.


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