Little Explorers Learn about Plant Skeletons at Audubon

“Plant Skeletons” is the topic at Audubon Community Nature Center’s Little Explorers on Saturday, January 14. Children aged three to eight and their favorite grownups will enjoy a lesson inside and walk outside with a naturalist followed a snack and craft.

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Children aged three to eight and their favorite grownups will learn about plants in the winter at Audubon Community Nature Center’s next Little Explorers.

On Saturday morning, January 14, the topic will be “Plant Skeletons.”
Some plants completely die back for the winter. Other leave stalks or seedpods, and still more stay as is, perhaps losing leaves but keeping their structure.

Participants will learn how different plants get through winter and how they are formed on the inside. After going for a walk to collect and investigate these plant skeletons, there will be a snack and craft inside.
The 10 to 11:30 a.m. program runs rain or shine, and going outside is the most important part, so please come dressed for the weather.

Little Explorers is an opportunity to learn about a new nature topic on the second Saturday of each month. Some time is spent both inside and out, and a snack and a craft are always included.

The fee is $8/person, $6 for Friends of the Nature Center. Reservations are required by Thursday, January 12, and can be made by calling (716) 569-2345 or clicking through Attend a Program/Programs and Workshops under Plan Your Visit at

Audubon Community Nature Center is at 1600 Riverside Road, one-quarter mile east of Route 62 between Jamestown, New York, and Warren, Pennsylvania. To learn more, call (716) 569-2345 or visit

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 ways.