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Wetlands Exploration Days


Bat with wings spread out.Experience family-friendly activities Sundays at Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve this fall. Wetlands Exploration Days are your chance to dive deeper into the wildlife and habitats of the Wetlands. Fun activities sure to be a hit with the whole family are led by Preserve naturalists. A different theme is offered each week so you can come back again and again to learn something new. Activities are geared for elementary-aged children and younger, but anyone is welcome to attend. No pre-registration required.

All ages — children must be accompanied by adult

Instructor: Jackson Bottom Naturalists

Sunday             9/22           12 — 2 pm            Seasons / Fall Equinox

Sunday             9/29           12 — 2 pm            Geese / Migration   

Sunday             10/6           12 — 2 pm            Bats

Sunday             10/13         12 — 2 pm            Owls

Sunday             10/20         12 — 2 pm            Shorebirds

Fee: Free

Questions? Call Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve at 503-681-6206.

Photo: Myotis sodalis bat native to North America. Wikipedia Commons.

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