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The Cradle of Forestry invites the curious of all ages to learn about insects and other arthropods and their important roles in nature.
* This event will be held in and around the Forest Discovery Center at the Cradle of Forestry.
* Bug hunts, pond explorations, buggy games and crafts
* Guided walk in search of plant galls and other examples of amazing forest-insect inter-relationships
* Learn about the Cradle of Forestry’s efforts to convert lawn areas to meadow habitat for
native plants and their pollinators, and how you can do the same.
Moths, bats, owls- these are just some animals active at night when many of us are settled in our shelters. Enjoy the Cradle of Forestry during a magical time and learn about natural nightlife.
Program begins with a talk in the Cradle’s outdoor amphitheater.
Children can make a night creature craft to take home.
A stroll on the paved Forest Festival Trail in search of winged night creatures follows the talk.