QUINTE CONSERVATION’S WILD ABOUT WILDLIFE DAYS ARE COMING THIS JULY!
Quinte Conservation’s education staff will be holding a Wild about Wildlife day from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on:
· Thursday, July 5 at the Tweed Park, Tweed
· Friday, July 6 at Potter’s Creek Conservation Area, Belleville
· Saturday, July 7 at Beaver Lake Park, Erinsville
Conservation Education Coordinator, Maya Navrot, says, “We are expecting a great turn out for this year’s Wild about Wildlife days. These events are great opportunities for families to get outdoors and learn about their natural surroundings, explore their environment, and learn about fascinating creatures through hands-on interactive activities. Each day is jam-packed with a variety of activities so that each child can learn and experience many different things.”
· Make a paper pot and bring home a wildflower for bees and butterflies
· Meet live falcons and learn about raptors
· Learn about water bugs and meet some creek critters
· Learn about your watershed with our watersheds model
· Examine natural items at the nature discovery table
· Create art in nature
· Live interactive Ontario Reptiles At-Risk display
· Paddling Puppeteer show starts at 11:30 a.m. (Tweed and Belleville)
ADMISSION: Free – Donations towards Quinte Conservation’s educational programs accepted.
In order for your child to participate in a Wild about Wildlife Day they must be accompanied by an adult. Maya Navrot, adds, “We hope you have the opportunity to come out to this free and fun educational day. Don’t miss your chance to get wild about wildlife with Quinte Conservation.”
Parking for the Belleville event will be available on the south side of Old Hwy 2 at Potter’s Creek Conservation Area.
Quinte Conservation is a community-based environmental protection agency. It serves 18 municipalities in the watersheds of the Moira, Napanee and Salmon Rivers and Prince Edward County. It provides cost-effective environmental expertise and leadership. Quinte Conservation’s main goal is to create a sustainable ecosystem where people and nature live in harmony. More information about Quinte Conservation is available at www.quinteconservation.ca.
For more information contact:
Conservation Education Coordinator,
(613) 968-3434 ext. 131 or (613) 354-3312 ext. 131