Audubon Little Explorers to learn about ‘Under the Snow’ on Jan. 12

JAMESTOWN — How do animals survive the winter? You and the three- to eight-year-old child(ren) in your life can find out at Audubon Community Nature Center’s Little Explorers on Saturday, Jan. 12, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

This month Little Explorers will learn all about the amazing world hidden deep “Under the Snow.” The program includes a lesson followed by outdoor exploration and a snack. If time and weather allow, a craft is included.

During the winter, animals do all sorts of creative things to survive the cold and snow. While some animals migrate or hibernate to escape the weather, others burrow deep under the snow to stay warm.

Come learn about how these creatures build their tunnels, build a tunnel of your own, and then head on out to see if you can find some of these amazing animals in action. The program takes place rain, snow or shine, so be sure to dress for the weather.

The fee for Little Explorers is $8 for adults and $6 for Nature Center members and children. Reservations are required by Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, and can be made by calling (716) 569-2345 during business hours or online through the Programs page at auduboncnc.org.

Audubon education programs are funded with support from the Carnahan Jackson Foundation, Jessie Smith Darrah Fund, Holmberg Foundation, Hultquist Foundation, and Lenna Foundation.

Audubon Community Nature Center is located at 1600 Riverside Road, one-quarter mile east of Route 62 between Jamestown, N.Y., and Warren, Pa. The three-story Nature Center building contains interactive displays, a collection of live animals, and the Blue Heron Gift Shop.

Building hours are Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sundays 1 to 4 p.m. The 600-acre wetland preserve, with more than five miles of trails for hiking, snowshoeing, and cross country skiing and Liberty, the non-releasable Bald Eagle, can be visited from dawn until dusk daily. To learn more about Audubon and its many programs, call (716) 569-2345 during business hours or visit auduboncnc.org.

Audubon Community Nature Center builds and nurtures connections between people and nature by providing positive outdoor experiences, opportunities to learn about and understand the natural world, and knowledge to act in environmentally responsible.


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