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WOW-Butterflies, Bees, Bugs, and Dragonflies Outing

Posted on 11. Jun, 2017 by .

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A group of families enjoyed exploring the World of Wonder and finding toads, beetles, bees, dragonflies and butterflies.

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WOW-Who lives in the Pond?

Posted on 02. May, 2017 by .

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A group of children with their families tood a walk through the West Branch Nature Preserve.

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WOW- What is a Naturalist?

Posted on 09. Apr, 2017 by .

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What is a naturalist? The dictionary says a naturalist is “A person who specializes in natural history, especially in the study of plants and animals in their natural surroundings. “ Are you a naturalist? As we think about conserving the land around us it seems only natural that we want to know about what lives in our area. What are the names of the wildflowers, grasses, trees, insects, mammals, fish, reptiles, birds, and […]

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WOW- Supermoon!

Posted on 12. Nov, 2016 by .

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The full moon this Sunday night and Monday morning will be a Supermoon.

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WOW-Nature walk at Fisher Farm

Posted on 25. Jul, 2016 by .

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Spiders, beetles, snails, cicadas, ants, slugs, millipedes — we discovered them all, and then some. Kids and adults were fascinated as Corey Sperling showed us each critter’s unique features, explaining how they lived and adapted to the forest. One especially memorable moment was watching a little boy who had gathered a daddy long-legs in his […]

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Lightning bugs or Fireflies?

Posted on 18. Jul, 2016 by .

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OK, I’m a native Southerner, and we call these creatures lightning bugs. Nothing more fun on a hot summer evening than running around with your friends and catching a jar full of lightning bugs. Of course, you punch holes in the lid of the jar, and then you let them all go before you go […]

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WOW-Nature Hike!

Posted on 09. Jun, 2016 by .

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On Saturday June 4 WOW welcomed a group of families to a hike in the West Branch Nature Preserve.

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WOW- Nature Walk!

Posted on 26. May, 2016 by .

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WOW is offering a wetland nature walk on June 4. This outing is for children with their family.

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WOW-Pollinator Gardens!

Posted on 22. Feb, 2016 by .

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Pollinators are attracted to native plants. It’s a good idea to include native plants in your yard.

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WOW-Great Backyard Bird Count!

Posted on 08. Feb, 2016 by .

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The Great Backyard Bird Count is Feb. 12-15.

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