Thursday, July 31, 2008

Dismal Swamp State Park - August Events

Dismal Swamp State Park
2294 US 17 North
South Mills, NC 27976

We encourage participants to pre-register for all programs by calling the park office at 252-771-6593.

Sunday, August 17th

Make a Fish Kite: Looking for something creative to do on a Sunday afternoon? Join us in the classroom from 1pm – 3pm and make a fish kite. We’ll supply the materials, you supply the imagination. Ages 8 to adult; children must be accompanied by an adult.

Saturday, August 23rd

Serpents of the Dismal: Get a close-up view of some of Dismal Swamp’s native snakes. Learn the role that these reptiles play within the ecosystem and how to distinguish venomous species from the non-venomous. The program will be held in the auditorium and starts at 1pm. Open to all ages.

Sunday, August 24th

Moths: The Other Butterflies: Learn more about the “night butterflies” we barely see. Join us in the auditorium at 11am for a slide show of various moths and we’ll discuss what makes moths so fascinating to find and observe.

Saturday, August 30th

Black Bear: Meet in the auditorium at 3pm to learn a little bit more about the black bear. Suitable for all ages.

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