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Wild Explorer Day

Wild Explorer Day

Saturday, September 16, 2017, from 10am – 2pm

WildWoods is turning 1 and you’re invited to celebrate! Explore the great outdoors with 10 acres of immersive experiences and museum-wide activities designed to bring out the explorer in you.

Scheduled Activities*

Animal Tracks
Create clay-impression animal tracks of some of your favorite critters.

Native Wildflower Seed Balls
Native plants help maintain an ecosystem’s health and biodiversity. Make a seed ball to plant at home to keep your yard or garden healthy.

Nature Journals
Record your findings in WildWoods and Fernbank Forest in a biodegradable journal.

Pinecone Bird Feeders
Make a bird feeder to observe and learn about birds in the environment.

Pipe Cleaner Snakes
Snakes can sometimes be spotted on outdoor adventures. Create one from a safe distance with this craft.

Trees, Birds, and Track & Traces Discovery Carts
Discover different natural components of WildWoods at carts throughout WildWoods.

WildWoods Scavenger Hunt
Find trees, flowers, wildlife and other objects in WildWoods in this fun game.

Nature Walks**
Weather-permitting; program not suitable for strollers
10:30am, 1pm, Kendeda Pavilion
Get a closer look at nature in WildWoods and Fernbank Forest during this hour-long program.

Nature Explorations
Ongoing, drop-in style
10:30am – 12:30pm, Kendeda Pavilion
Explore nature through ecologically-focused activities to learn about the wild and wonderful environment.

Cost: Included with Museum admission. Members free.

Mark your calendars for our next event day, Fernbank BOO-seum Trick-or-Treat on Saturday, October 28.

*Activities are from 10am – 2pm in the Great Hall unless otherwise noted and are subject to change without notice.

**Space is limited and will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.