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Bees, Campfire and More
August 3, 2018 @ 9:01 pm
Join Nick the Naturalist for these activities:
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Beginning Bird Watching. **YPP** Meet at the Nature Center for a walk through the park to identify birds by sight and calls and a visit to our humming bird feeding station.
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Garden Tour **YPP** Join Tara Caldwell at the Assistant Superintendent’s residence to tour her medicinal plant garden and learn all about Mother Nature’s medicine chest.
11:00 a.m. – Noon Creek Critter Crawl **YPP** Let’s go search Howard’s Lick for aquatic wildlife and learn about stream ecology! After collecting cool critters, we’ll identify them and what role they serve in the ecosystem and release them. Meet in front of the pool house and be ready to explore the creek and get your feet wet.
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. The Buzz About Bees **YPP** Join us with Kelly Kip, local beekeeper, for a program about honey bees. Taste local honey and meet the queen, workers and stingless drones and learn about bee keeping and how to help bring back the endangered honey bees.
7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Campfire Time! Meet Nick the Naturalist at the Fire Pit across from the Rec Hall to enjoy a campfire & S’mores. Park supplies the fixings and roasting forks. If it rains, we will use the big stone fireplace in the Rec Hall.
The Lee House is open Wednesday and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until Noon and on Sunday from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Calling all history enthusiasts! Learn about the remarkable past of Lost River State Park, “Lighthorse” Harry Lee, the Lee Sulphur Springs Resort and the Civilian Conservation Corps. Follow the sign by Cabins 1 & 2 across from the pool.