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Friday at North Bend

October 16, 2020 @ 1:01 am

Fun outside and at the nature center continues at North Bend State Park. Take advantage of these Friday activities hosted by Naturalist Maddie Shaffer for families, friends or individuals.

10:00 a.m. – Marvelous Mammals
The group of mammals contains some of the largest animals on planet Earth. But what is it that makes them so different when compared to other groups of animals? Find out when you attend this exciting and educational nature program and learn about West Virginia mammals and those that you can find at North Bend. We will meet at the Nature Center. (1 hour) YPP

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Nature Center Open
Come inside to enjoy a chance to meet some of our wildlife friends. Take a look around and marvel at the mysteries of nature.

3:00 p.m.
Plant Pounding
Search out your leaves and preserve them on cloth in this nature themed craft. Pound in designs, colors, and shapes to create your masterpiece. A great souvenir of your time at North Bend! We will meet at the Nature Center. (1 hour) YPP

4:00 p.m.
You’ll Be Like Euell
The Euell Gibbons Trail was dedicated to the wild foods enthusiast because of the many walks he led, teaching visitors about the bounty that nature provides. Learn about wild edibles that are easily identified and collected as you hike this short, but historic trail. We will meet at the River Run Campground Check in Station. (1 hour, 0.5 miles) YPP

Check North Bend’s bulletin boards for additional activities scheduled this fall.

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October 16, 2020
1:01 am