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April 2017

April 29, 2017

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Saturday Adventure Series: Nature’s Ninjas

Saturday, Apr. 29, 2017 (10 - 11am)
I spy… critter signs! Animals in the woods aren’t always seen, but we do find evidence of their visits. Scientists can learn a lot by studying the hidden signs left by animals. Hit the trails with your family as we learn to decipher the signs that animals leave behind. We’ll also…
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Up Close with Nature – Live animal display

Saturday, Mar. 29, 2017 (11am - 3pm)
Join us the last Saturday of each month for a come-and-go live animal presentation called Up Close with Nature (March – October) from 11am – 3pm as our Wildlife Curator, Robert Morgan, features one or more live animals that call Shangri La home. During this exciting & informative drop-by program, you…
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May 2017

May 6, 2017

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Saturday Adventure Series: The Magic of Meadows

Saturday, May 6, 2017 (10 - 11am)
Get mellow in the meadow During this family friendly program discover what animals and insects hide among the tall meadow grasses. Try your hand with a collection net to scoop up insects and examine them more closely. You’ll do a sock hop across the meadow collecting seeds for a…
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May 12, 2017

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National Public Gardens Day (free entry w/coupon)

Friday, May 12, 2017 (9am - 5pm)
Join us Friday, May 12, 2017, 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 13, 2017

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Saturday Adventure Series: The Bees are Back in Town

Saturday, May 13, 2017 (10 - 11am)
What’s the buzz? Buzz over to Shangri La to explore the wonderful world of bees! We will investigate our working bee hive, discover how our garden benefits from bees, and taste some honey. Fun for the whole family! *Allergy alert – during this program we will be around an active…
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May 27, 2017

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Up Close with Nature – Live animal display

Saturday, May 27, 2017 (11am - 3pm)
Join us the last Saturday of each month for a come-and-go live animal presentation called Up Close with Nature (March – October) from 11am – 3pm as our Wildlife Curator, Robert Morgan, features one or more live animals that call Shangri La home. During this exciting & informative drop-by program, you…
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June 2017

June 24, 2017

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Up Close with Nature – Live animal display

Saturday, June 24, 2017 (11am - 3pm)
Join us the last Saturday of each month for a come-and-go live animal presentation called Up Close with Nature (March – October) from 11am – 3pm as our Wildlife Curator, Robert Morgan, features one or more live animals that call Shangri La home. During this exciting & informative drop-by program, you…
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July 2017

July 11, 2017

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EcoRangers: Nature Heroes

July 11 - 14, 2017 (8:30am-Noon)
EcoRangers Summer Camps – Nature Heroes For students entering grades 1 & 2 Registration form to be available online by March 1 & will be due by June 16, 2017. Come to Shangri La this week to explore the forest and meadow trails, tromp along the swamps and float down the bayou, all…
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July 18, 2017

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EcoRangers: Pow-Wow with Nature

July 18 - 21, 2017 (8:30am-Noon)
EcoRangers Summer Camps – Pow-Wow with Nature For students entering grades 3 & 4 Registration form to be available online by March 1 & will be due by June 16, 2017. Step back in time to when Native Americans lived in the area of Shangri La. Campers will learn to live off the…
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July 25, 2017

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EcoRangers: Wonderful World of Wings

July 25 - 28, 2017 (8:30am-Noon)
EcoRangers Summer Camps – Wonderful World of Wings For students entering grades 5 & 6 Registration form to be available online by March 1 & will be due by June 16, 2017. It’s a bird, it’s a bat, it’s a butterfly! During this week discover how and why things in nature use flight.…
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