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Wonders of Winter Wildlife (WOWW) Hobbs State Park – January 21, 2017

13 Jan 2017 2:15 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

On January 21st.... 

If the onset of “cabin fever” is beginning to set in, the Wonders of Winter Wildlife at Hobbs State Park will set you free.  Bring the whole family.

Birds N breakfast:  enjoy some coffee, juice, and donuts on us.  The University of Arkansas will be catching, banding, measuring, and recording data on birds, and then releasing them back into the wild.

Meet Some Raptors: Local wildlife rehabilitator, Lynn Sciumbato, will give her always popular “Raptor Rescue” program using live birds native to northwest Arkansas.

Birds at Beaver: Bird expert and author, Joe Neal, will talk about the “Birds of Beaver”, while Master Naturalist, Ken Leonard, will exhibit an eagle nest model.

Table Top Programs for the Family: Memorable, family-orientated “table top” programs, craft table, a short trail hike, and an eagle watch cruise complete the activities. *

Most activities will be at the Hobbs State Park visitor center located on Hwy. 12 just east of the Hwy. 12/War Eagle Rd. intersection

9:00 am – 10:30 am    Birds N Breakfast

9:30 am – 1:30 pm       Ken Leonard:  Eagle Nest Model

10: 00 am – 12:30 pm Eva Olhausen – Kid’s craft (Table top program)

10:00 am – 3:00 pm    Carolyn Hartman –Furs (Table top program)

10:00 am – 3:00 pm    Denis Dean – Scat and tracks (Table top program)

11:00 am                          Nature Hike (Ozark Plateau Trail)

1:30 pm                           Joe Neal:  “Birds of Beaver”

3:00 pm                           Lynn Sciumbato:  Raptor Rescue

3:00 pm                           Eagle Watch cruise*

*Eagle cruises require pre-registration

Cost:  $10+ tax/adult,   $5+ tax/child 6-12

For more information and to register for the eagle watch tour, call:                     479-789-5000


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