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Inspired by Nature Weekend : Cacapon

August 1 - August 4

Inspired by Nature. Cacapon Resort State Park features nature-based programs and an afternoon concert by the Morgan Community Concert Band at the park gazebo. All activities and programs are free to attend and open to the public. Join Naturalist Valerie Chaney and summer team Garrett, Allen and Mary and park volunteers at the nature center (unless another location is indicated), August 1-4, 2022.

Friday, August 5, 2022
1:00PM
POLLINATOR FIELD TOUR
Discover the park’s 10 acres of native wildflower fields and what’s in bloom!

2:30PM
OUR WV OWL PALS
Discover the variety of owls by sight and sound! What do they eat? Find out by dissecting an owl pellet! YPP

4:00-5:000PM
WELCOME TO CACAPON!
Meet the Park Naturalist at the lodge to answer any general park questions you may have or find out what amazing recreation and nature activities Cacapon has to offer. Welcome to Cacapon Resort State Park!

Saturday, August 6, 2022
9:30AM
BIRDING WALK
Learn all about Cacapon’s common birds and woodpeckers. Binoculars provided.

11:00AM
MAGNIFICENT MONARCHS
Learn all about the monarch’s life cycle and explore the monarch way station.

OUTDOOR CONCERT
1:00PM
FREE SUMMER CONCERT
Join the Morgan Community Concert Band for an afternoon of music! Park Gazebo near nature center.

2:30PM
WILDLIFE MOLDS
Learn about Cacapon’s common wildlife and make your favorite wildlife take home craft!

7:00PM
NATURE JOURNALING
Join park naturalists for a stroll in nature to inspire a drawing, poem or story!

8:30PM
NIGHT SKIES
Join a local astronomer for an evening of night sky viewing. In case of bad weather, a powerpoint presentation will be inside the lodge.

Mark you calendars for these upcoming events:
August 13-Champion liar, storyteller, author Bil Lepp is in the house!
August 20-National Honey Bee Day (live bees presentation)

Visit the Tom Ambrose Nature Center! at Cacapon State Park. The nature center is a great stop for all ages, showcasing exhibits on the park’s history and the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Morgan 1934-41.

Other West Virginia natural exhibits include an extensive taxidermy collection of wildlife- fish, birds, fox, bobcat, mountain lion, deer, elk, and eastern grey wolf! Also, hands-on sand displays for wildlife tracks and a new geology interactive map to design your own mountains, rivers and lakes. Take a park naturalist guided hike or join the daily activities! The Nature Center is open daily from 9AM-5PM.

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Start:
August 1
End:
August 4
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Cacapon Resort State Park
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