Tuesday, November 2, 2010

November 2010: Port Discover Offers Treetop Topics at Second Saturday Science

Contact: LuAnne Pendergraft, 252-335-3844, lspendergraft@mail.ecsu.edu | Jessica Faulkingham, 252-338-6117, jessica@portdiscover.org
Port Discover Offers Treetop Topics at Second Saturday Science on Saturday, November 13

Elizabeth City, NC — From roots to leaves, children will learn all about trees during Port Discover’s Second Saturday Science, Treetop Topics, Saturday, November 13 at 11:00 am. Rob Davis, a ranger with the North Carolina Forest Services will discuss the environmental importance of trees and the process of reforestation.

Second Saturday Science is free, thanks to the program sponsor, Gateway Bank. Please call 252-338-6117 or portdiscover@portdiscover.org to reserve a spot.

Port Discover is located at 611 East Main Street, Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Port Discover’s hours from Tuesday through Friday are 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm and on Saturday its 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Programs can be arranged at other times for special groups. For more information call 252-338-6117 or visit www.portdiscover.org.

Port Discover is a community-based, non-profit organization, established to enhance the public’s understanding and enjoyment of science through engaging programs, activities, and exhibits. Elizabeth City State University along with the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce initiated the project that has attracted broad community support, including Elizabeth City Morning Rotary, College of the Albemarle, Albemarle Hospital, Museum of the Albemarle, Elizabeth City Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools. Port Discover is also a member of the NC Grassroots Science Museum Collaborative.

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