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Summer Fun Continues: Holly River

June 16 - June 19

Jane the Naturalist encourages you to join in the fun and activities planned June 16 – 19, 2022. Don’t forget, on Father’s Day, its the Father’s Day Softball Game. Family fun.

THURSDAY, 6/16
2 pm
VERY FISHY
Learn the parts of a fish, fold an origami fish, then feed baby trout in our trout rearing pond. Meet Naturalist in Old pavilion. (YPP)

4 pm
INCREDIBLE JOURNEY
Become a water droplet as you move through all the places Water can be on planet EARTH – a very active game. Learn while having fun in Windy Gap Schoolyard. (YPP)

FRIDAY, 6/17
10 am
BUTTERFLIES & MOTHS
To learn the subtle differences between these two beautiful flying insects, examine their antennae, their life cycles & longevity. Color one to take home (YPP) Meet in Old Pavilion

2 pm
BATS-WHY WE NEED THEM
Learn the attributes of our only flying mammals and about the white-nosed fungus that is killing up to 90% of hibernating bat species in many WV caves. Build your own bat house! (YPP) Meet naturalist in Old Pavilion by the bridge.

5 pm
BADMINTON
Find us between the pool & tennis court, we’ll be flying birdies over the badminton net, just for fun & exercise!

SATURDAY, 6/18
11 am
TURTLE TREK
Meet in Windy Gap Schoolyard to learn the perils of our Eastern Box Turtle in a self-guided game. Survival is tricky but you might live to 100 if you’re lucky. That’s why they don’t make good pets for people. (YPP)

2 pm
FIREFLIES
What makes them glow? Learn about their evolutionary history and how to take part in a firefly census (YPP) Carpenter Pavilion

4 pm
NATURE CRAFT: PINECONE BIRD FEEDERS
Meet in Windy Gap Schoolyard (Balli Shelter if rainy). Naturalist will bring all supplies & bags to carry them home.

SUNDAY, 6/19
8 am
EARLY BIRD WALK
Join naturalist Jane anytime between 8 – 9 on Laurel Fork Trail (paved) as we listen to what’s chirping. Binoculars available or bring your own. (YPP)

10 am
TREE ID WALK (YPP)
Meet naturalist on office porch for a short stroll around the building to learn some of our Holly River trees by leaf shape & bark. Make a rubbing of your favorites to take home.

1 pm
FATHERS DAY SOFTBALL GAME at our Park ballfield, past Campground 5 – the last one. We have bats, balls, & mitts, or bring your own.
Play ball!!!! Its tradition at Holly River.

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Start:
June 16
End:
June 19
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Holly River State Park
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