Programs Announced for July 19-20 at Parker Dam

PENFIELD – Staff members at the Parker Dam State Park have announced the program schedule for July 19-20.

Friday, July 19

DiscoverE: Hide-N-Seekers: 

2 p.m. – Environmental Education Classroom

Age Requirement:  4-5 years-old 

Join us as we discover our senses and learn about wildlife and how they use their senses to survive in nature.  Games, crafts, and other activities are a part of this summer-long program series.  Check at the Park Office for more info.

Nature Nut—Frogs: 

8:30 p.m. – Campground Amphitheater 

Who doesn’t love seeing a frog in a pond, lake, or swamp?  Learn more about them in this quirky video by Nature Nut, John Acorn.

Saturday, July 20

What Was Dinner?: 

10 a.m. – Environmental Education Classroom 

Some species can leave behind clues to their survival in nature.  Owls do so be leaving pellets.  Learn about owls and their pellets as we dissect one.

Man and the Moon: 

1 p.m. – Environmental Education Classroom 

So, 50 years ago today, man landed on the moon.  If you are fascinated by the moon, come learn some interesting facts about the Earth’s natural satellite.

Owls at the Beach: 

3 p.m. – outside Beach House

Learn what makes owl special, and what kinds we have living in the park.  Taxidermy mounts of many different species on hand.

Owl Power: 

8:30 p.m. – Campground Amphitheater

Using the latest in camera technology, computer graphics, x-rays, and super-sensitive microphones, we can take a brand-new look at owls in more detail than ever before.  PBS Nature program.




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