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Mercer County Conservation District's Upcoming Educational Programming 
"Children's Summer Discovery Series" in Cooperation with the Mercer County Conservation District
A weekly summer programming series for children ages 6-10 years old providing hands-on, interactive learning in nature. Children get opportunities to engage with their local environment through many different learning styles. Different environmental topics will be highlighted each week, while also learning the basics to backyard gardening through managing and maintaining their very own heirloom garden.

June 18th "Interactive Garden Discovery"
June 25th "Down on the Farm"
July 2nd "Wonderful Watersheds"
July 9th "River Monsters"
July 16th "A Hiking We Will Go"
July 30th "Pollinator Discovery Day"
August 6th "Local Farm Field Trip"
August 13th "Summer Discovery Celebration Picnic"

Fee for series: $40 ($5/ session; except for July 30th and August 6th, if paid for individually it is $15/ child)

Complete the summer discovery registration form ( /uploads/ChildrensSummerDiscovery2019.pdf) and return it by June 14th including payment.
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"Moonlight Paddle with DCNR State Parks"

Thursday, August 15th
Location: Maurice K Goddard State Park Launch #3
Sandy Lake, PA 16145
Time: 7 PM to 10 PM
Fee: Free
*Call 724-662-2242 to pre-register by August 12th
All equipment will be provided; you must be a minimum of 14 years old. 
Be sure to pack a water, snack, and headlamp if you have one. 
*Note: If you have your own kayak, you are free to bring it, but be sure to bring a life vest. 

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"A Walk through the Forest: A Virtual Tour Through the Munnell Run Farm Woodlot"
Tuesday, August 20th
Location: Mercer Area Library
Mercer, PA 16137
Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Fee: Free
*Call 724-662-4233 to pre-register.


Mercer County Conservation District 

24 Avalon Court, Suite 300

Mercer, PA 16137



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Winter 2019 Newsletter
Our latest Conservation District Newsletter is now available in PDF on this site.  Please click the following link for the full version: /uploads/Winter 2019 Newsletter.pdf
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