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Nature Activities at Blackwater Falls

October 2, 2021 - October 3, 2021

As autumn colors change a deciduous forest, enjoy these nature based activities at Blackwater Falls State Park.

SATURDAY, October 2, 2021
The Nature Center is open from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. All scheduled activities begin at the nature center unless otherwise noted.

10:30 a.m.
Caution-Trees at Work ! Walk
Join naturalist’s Paulita and Madelene for this interpretive stroll along Balsam Fir Trail. About 1.5 miles, 90 minutes.

11:00 a.m.
Leaf/Flower Press Craft
Brittany welcomes you to the nature center to create a plant press to take home. Craft fee: $3.00.

12:30 p.m.
Mason Jar Craft
It is a fall craft idea using a Mason Jar. Activity occurs outside on the side porch. Craft fee: $5.00 and includes the jar, decorative decals and candle.

1:00– 3:00 p.m.
Collage Craft
Let’s create a collage pencil holder for free. Activity will occur outside on the side porch.

Please note: The activity room and store of Nature Center is closed to the public after 12:30 p.m. for the naturalist teaching a master naturalist program.

SUNDAY, October 3, 2021
The Nature Center is open today from 9:00 a.m. . to 3:00 p.m.

10:30 a.m.
The Buzz on Bees & Craft
Let’s learn about bees! Madelene has a story to tell about honey bees, beekeeping and perhaps a touch on native bees. And if you like, create a bracelet or candle for $2.00, mason bee house craft $3.00. About 1 hour. YPP

12:00 p.m.
Family Movie & Create a Scarecrow
Join the attendant, Brittany, to use construction paper and imagination to create a scarecrow while watching a movie about a mysterious mansion, friendly ghost and dogs. About 90 minutes. Rated G Movie.

1:00 p.m.
The Scoop on Dirt
It’s about soil and its connection with the environment. About 30 minutes. This activity occurs outdoors on the side porch. YPP

2:00 p.m.
Fossil Find Craft
It’s time to learn a little about fossils then use a toothbrush to “dig out” your fossil. About 1 hour. YPP

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October 2, 2021
October 3, 2021
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