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Volunteer Training - Maple Sugaring

Volunteers are needed to help with leading maple sugaring tours, collecting sap and cooking maple syrup. Training will include all information needed to assist the naturalist with this program. Please bring your calendar to review program schedule. The first half of this training will be indoors. The second half will be a tour of the sugar camp; be sure to dress for the weather.
Monday, January 22, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Narrows Reserve: Narrows Reserve Nature Center
Narrows Reserve: Narrows Reserve Sperling Lane

Project Feeder Watch

Sit back and watch the birds that feed at the Nature Center's bird feeders while helping to collect important wildlife data. Bird populations can tell us a lot about our climate and habitat changes. Help the naturalist track the number of birds and species that come to our feeders. You don't have to be an expert; we will help with identification. After each feeder watch we will hold a short program - making a bird feeder, learning about bird songs, or other bird-related topics.
Saturday, January 27, 10:00-11:30 AM
Narrows Reserve: Narrows Reserve Nature Center

Full Moon Night Hike

Explore nature at night - learn more about the moon, nocturnal wildlife and experience the sounds of the night. Night hikes are held unless we have single digit wind chills or thunder and lightning. January - Blue Moon
Wednesday, January 31, 7:00-8:30 PM
Phillips Park

Beginning Beekeeping

Interested in learning about beekeeping? During this six-week class, participants will learn everything from equipment (what is needed and what is not), setting up hives, bee pests, products of the hive and much more. Interested class participants will have the opportunity to order equipment from Kelley Bee Supplies (not required). Placing a group order will result in significant savings. March 15 snow date. Pre-registration is required by January 29.
Thu. Feb. 1-Mar. 8, 7:00-8:30 PM
Greene County Media Room

Ladies Night Out - Decorative Door Hanger

Ladies, it is time for a night out with the girlfriends. Relax, unwind and come in your pajamas if you like. Design your own tin punch. Then take the tin punch sheet, add accessories and a wire handle for a new spring decoration. Light refreshments will be served. Pre-registration is required; minimum meet by January 24.
Friday, February 2, 7:00-9:00 PM
Narrows Reserve Nature Center

Winter Tree ID

Winter seems like a difficult time to learn to identify trees. With a few tricks, identification can be easy. This program is both indoors and out. The program will conclude with a hands-on twig identification hike.

Saturday, February 3, 1:00-2:30 PM
Narrows Reserve Nature Center

Winter Birding Excursion

As winter begins to wind down, birds are starting to make their journey north. Join us as we search local hot-spots like Caesar Creek and Cowan Lake State Parks for songbirds and waterfowl. Many of these are only in the area during the colder months. The day will begin with an optional hour-long workshop on winter bird identification. Field trip will begin at 10 am. Please bring a lunch, binoculars and dress for the weather. Pre-registration is required, minimum needed by February 2.
Saturday, February 10, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Narrows Reserve: Narrows Reserve Nature Center

Project Feeder Watch

Sit back and watch the birds that feed at the Nature Center's bird feeders while helping to collect important wildlife data. Bird populations can tell us a lot about our climate and habitat changes. Help the naturalist track the number of birds and species that come to our feeders. You don't have to be an expert; we will help with identification. After each feeder watch we will hold a short program - making a bird feeder, learning about bird songs, or other bird-related topics.
Saturday, February 10, 10:00-11:30 AM
Narrows Reserve: Narrows Reserve Nature Center

Insects in Winter

This hands-on indoor and outdoor presentation will cover ways that insects get through winter. See real-life examples of galls cocoons, egg cases and even insects that are active in winter. Insects are very important to our food chain and environment; learn more about these fascinating animals.
Saturday, February 17, 1:00-2:30 PM
Narrows Reserve Nature Center

Project Feeder Watch

Sit back and watch the birds that feed at the Nature Center's bird feeders while helping to collect important wildlife data. Bird populations can tell us a lot about our climate and habitat changes. Help the naturalist track the number of birds and species that come to our feeders. You don't have to be an expert; we will help with identification. After each feeder watch we will hold a short program - making a bird feeder, learning about bird songs, or other bird-related topics.
Saturday, February 24, 10:00-11:30 AM
Narrows Reserve: Narrows Reserve Nature Center