Audubon Little Explorers are Snow Scientists on Saturday, February 9


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Audubon Community Nature Center

Have you ever wondered why snowflakes disappear when you come inside or if all snowflakes are really different?
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, February 9, 10-11:30 a.m.
This month Little Explorers become Snow Scientists and set out to answer these questions plus more. As they explore the ice and snow they answer some of the questions and solve some mysteries.
The program includes an indoor lesson followed by outdoor exploration and a snack. If time and weather allow, a craft is included.
Come learn all about snow through experiments, stories, and much, much more.
The program takes place rain, snow 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, February 7, 2019, and can be made by calling (716) 569-2345 during business hours or online through the Programs page at
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 for hiking, snowshoeing, and cross country skiing 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
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.