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Wetlands Exploration Days


Flock of Shorebirds in shallow water.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

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

Sun             9/29           12 — 2 pm             Geese / Migration   

Sun             10/6           12 — 2 pm             Bats

Sun             10/13         12 — 2 pm             Owls

Sun             10/20         12 — 2 pm             Shorebirds                                                           

Fee: Free

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

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