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Saturday, February 9, 2019

Winter Bird Physiology
Instructor: Dr. Mark S. Johnson This course will provide a brief introduction to the world of winter birds and how they cope with changes in habitat and food choices. It will begin Thursday evening with a discussion of avian physiology, systematics and identification, and ecology as it relates to many common winter birds. Saturday will involve a closer look at feeder birds as we observe them from the feeders and mark and release them following an assessment of health. Participants will get a closer look at birds and obtain a greater appreciation of their unique adaptations including a background on how species develop and diversify. Registration is required.

Date Time Ages
Thursday, February 7 6:30pm thru 8:30pm 12 - adult, under 13 w/adult
Saturday, February 9 9:00am thru 10:30am 12 - adult, under 13 w/adult

Camouflage 101 - Cancelled
Interact with the environment in a new way by using camouflage. Learn about the origins of camouflage, how animals use it, and play camouflage games!

Date Time Ages
Saturday, February 9 1:00pm thru 2:30pm 10 - 15

Chilly Chemistry
Discover the science behind winter weather with experiments and activities in the Finton Formula Lab.

Date Time Ages
Saturday, February 9 3:00pm thru 4:30pm 3 - 10 w/adult



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