Audubon Little Explorers Learn “All About Evergreens” on Saturday, December 8

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“All About Evergreens” is the theme for Audubon Community Nature Center’s Little Explorers on Saturday morning, December 8. Through an indoor lesson and a walk outside, children ages three to eight and their favorite grownups will learn about evergreen trees, how they are used by the animals, and why they are green all year.

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Audubon Community Nature Center

Humans use beautiful evergreen trees to decorate their homes for the holidays. Do other animals use them, too?

You and the three- to eight-year-old child(ren) in your life can find out at Audubon Community Nature Center’s Little Explorers on Saturday, December 8, 10-11:30 a.m.

This month Little Explorers will learn all about evergreen trees, how they are used by the animals, and why they are green all year.

After learning all about different types of evergreens and their importance to winter wildlife, you will take walk outside to find these cozy trees and investigate how animals use them.

The program includes a lesson followed by outdoor exploration and a snack. If time and weather allow, a craft is included.

The program takes place rain or shine, so be sure to dress for the weather.

The fee for Little Explorers is $8 for adults, $6 for Nature Center members and children.  Reservations are required by Thursday, December 6, 2018, and can be made by calling (716) 569-2345 during business hours or online through the Programs page at auduboncnc.org .

Audubon education programs are funded with support from the Carnahan Jackson Foundation, Jessie Smith Darrah Fund, Holmberg Foundation, Hultquist Foundation, and Lenna Foundation.

Audubon Community Nature Center is located at 1600 Riverside Road, one-quarter mile east of Route 62 between Jamestown, N.Y., and Warren, Pa. The three-story Nature Center building contains interactive displays, a collection of live animals, and the Blue Heron Gift Shop.

Building hours are Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Sundays 1-4 p.m. The 600-acre wetland preserve with more than five miles of trails and Liberty, the non-releasable Bald Eagle, can be visited from dawn until dusk daily.

To learn more about Audubon and its many programs, call (716) 569-2345 during business hours or visit auduboncnc.org .

Audubon Community Nature Center builds and nurtures connections between people and nature by providing positive outdoor experiences, opportunities to learn about and understand the natural world, and knowledge to act in environmentally responsible