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March 2015

March 23, 2015

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EcoRangers Summer Camp Registration

Applications accepted per schedule
Each summer, Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center sponsors summer camps, called EcoRangers, for students entering grades 3 through 9.  Some of these camps are science camps taught solely at Shangri La, and some camps are planned in partnership with the Stark Museum of Art.  Camps planned with Stark Museum…
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April 2015

April 27, 2015

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Wonders of Nature Journaling – teacher workshop

Monday, April 27, 2015 (9am - 3pm)
Explore the art of nature with the Stark Museum of Art and Shangri La Botanical Gardens & Nature Center! Join acclaimed naturalist and artist John Muir Laws for a teacher workshop on Monday, April 27, 2015, 9 am – 3 pm. Learn to incorporate nature journaling techniques into your classroom curriculum…
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May 2015

May 2, 2015

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Saturday Adventure Series: Frog Safari

Saturday, May 2, 2015 (10-11am)
During this family program, we will get our hands wet as we explore Shangri La in search of frogs and tadpoles. Then we’ll play a game where you become the hungry frog and get to “snack” on some yummy bugs. Rrrrribbit! Included with general admission. Members free. Sign up today to save…
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May 8, 2015

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National Public Gardens Day

Friday, May 8, 2015 (9am-5pm)
Join us Friday, May 8, 2015, during regular operating hours as we celebrate National Public Gardens Day. This is an annual celebration of the nation’s public gardens to raise awareness of the important role botanical gardens and arboreta play in promoting environmental stewardship, plant and water conservation, green spaces, and education…
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May 9, 2015

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Saturday Adventure Series: Re-Purposed Planters

Saturday, May 9, 2015 (10-11am)
Ring in spring with this family activity at Shangri La! We will enjoy a stroll through the Gardens to identify some of our spring flowers. Then we will create a planter and fill it with spring seeds.  Bring some old items like jars, teapots, cups, or tins that you will…
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May 16, 2015

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Saturday Adventure Series: Natural Beauty

Saturday, May 16, 2015 (10-11am)
Ever wonder what’s in your make-up? During this hands-on family program, everyone will make their very own lip balm using all-natural ingredients. As we make our concoction, we will discuss desirable make-up ingredients, what to avoid, and some natural brands that are easy to find. Included with general admission. Members free. Sign…
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May 30, 2015

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Up Close with Nature – Live animal shows

Saturday, May 30, 2015 (2 - 2:30pm)
Join us the last Saturday of each month for a live animal show called Up Close with Nature (March – November) from 2 – 2:30 pm as our wildlife curator, Robert Morgan, features one or more live animals that call Shangri La home. During these exciting & informative programs, you will ‘meet’…
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June 2015

June 27, 2015

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Up Close with Nature – Live animal shows

Saturday, June 27, 2015 (2 - 230pm)
Join us the last Saturday of each month for a live animal show called Up Close with Nature (March – November) from 2 – 2:30 pm as our wildlife curator, Robert Morgan, features one or more live animals that call Shangri La home. During these exciting & informative programs, you will ‘meet’…
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July 2015

July 7, 2015

EcoRangers Camp: Flocks of Feathered Friends

July 7-10, 2015 (8:30am - 2:30pm)
Flocks of Feathered Friends In partnership with the Stark Museum of Art For students entering grades 5 & 6 Study the feathered friends of Shangri La! Campers will use techniques to identify birds in the field and learn about bird adaptations. We will explore and sketch natural habitats during boat rides and hikes…
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July 14, 2015

EcoRangers Camp: Mad About Mammals!

July 14-17, 2015 (8:30am - 2:30pm)
Mad About Mammals! In partnership with the Stark Museum of Art For students entering grades 3 & 4 Experience the warm and fuzzy side of Shangri La and the Stark Museum of Art! We will stalk the secret trails of Shangri La to discover which mammals live here, what they eat, and when…
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