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Mercer County Conservation District's Upcoming Educational Programming 
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"Turtles of PA"

Tues, December 18th
Location: Mercer Area Library
Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Call 724-662-4233 for information and to pre-register.
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"Bird Feeding Showcase: PA Woodpeckers and DIY Suet Feed"

Saturday, January 12th 
Location: Munnell Run Farm Education Building
Time: 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Fee: $6
*Be sure to bring a square container to take your suet home in. 
Call 724-662-2242 for information and to pre-register by January 7th.
 
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"Gemstones: Myths and Legends"

Thursday, January 17th
Location: Munnell Run Farm Education Building
Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Fee: none
Call 724-662-2242 for information and to pre-register by January 14th.
*Join special guest Kathy Uglow, environmental educator from Crawford Conservation District, for a "mystical hour" to hear about the myths and legends that surround some of these beautiful gemstones. 
 
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"Winged Architects with Specialty Outdoors"
Saturday, February 9th 
Location: Munnell Run Farm Education Building
Time: 9 AM to 10:30 AM
Fee: none
Call 724-662-2242 for information and to pre-register by February 6th.

Come welcome special guest Specialty Outdoors of Butler County for a program on “winged architects”. They will present an interactive program on bird nests, bird houses and bird behavior using a variety of guided discovery techniques, interactive games and displays which will unlock many of the mysteries about birds! Come and see 40 different types of real life nests of Pennsylvania birds! Come and enjoy learning about the wonders of nature. There will be bird houses given away at the end of the program.

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"Winter Wonderland Hike"
Saturday, February 23rd
Location: Start at Launch #3 at Maurice K. Goddard State Park (will hike just under 2 miles round trip including the Falling Run Trail)
Time: 9:30 AM to 11 AM
*No program fee 
Call 724-662-2242 to pre-register by Feb 20th.
*Be sure to dress appropriately for the weather and bring binoculars.  You never know what creatures we will see and discuss while enjoying the forest in winter.
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"Discovering Gentle Giants: Winter Tree ID"
Saturday, March 9th
Location: Munnell Run Farm
Time: 9 AM to 11 AM
Fee: none
Call 724-662-2242 for information and to pre-register by March 6th.

Come join the Mercer County Conservation District at Munnell Run Farm and learn the easy, simple methods to identifying 15 of the most common Pennsylvania trees. The program will teach you about various strategies to determine common conifers and deciduous trees utilizing simple observation techniques.

 
Please be sure to dress appropriately for we will be spending a majority of our time outdoors.  

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Mercer County Conservation District 

24 Avalon Court, Suite 300

Mercer, PA 16137

724-662-2242

 

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