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January 2018

Babes in the Woods
Ages 2 & under. Babies and toddlers will see, smell, hear, and touch nature all around them. 
Thursday, January 4, 10:00am-11:00am
Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park, 8012 Blanchard Furrh Road, Shreveport 

The Fungus Among Us
Learn about the most common mushroom species in Louisiana in this  introduction to mushroom identification workshop. Ages 12 & up.
Saturday, January 6, 2:00pm-4:00pm
Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park, 8012 Blanchard Furrh Road, Shreveport 

Nature Storytime: Animal Tracks 
Ages 5 & under. Stories, songs, crafts, games and nature exploration.
Thursday, January 11, 10:00am-11:00am
Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park, 8012 Blanchard Furrh Road, Shreveport 

Falconry Hunt Demonstration 
Senior Naturalist and experienced falconer Rusty Scarborough will use his trained birds of prey to demonstrate falconry hunting techniques. Ages 12 & up only. Space very limited. 
Saturday, January 13, 9:00am-12:00pm
Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park, 8012 Blanchard Furrh Road, Shreveport 

Junior Naturalist Workshop: Ornithology*
Ages 7-12. Kids can complete all six workshops of biology and earn a special reward along with a certificate.
Saturday, January 20, 9:30am-12:00pm
Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park, 8012 Blanchard Furrh Road, Shreveport 

Wetland Wonders
Join a naturalist to explore the temporary forest wetlands at the nature park. Discover all kinds fascinating animals that live there including frogs and salamanders. Ages 6 & up. Wear rubber boots or shoes that can get dirty.   
Sunday, January 27, 10:00am-11:30am
Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park, 8012 Blanchard Furrh Road, Shreveport 


February 2018

Babes in the Woods
Ages 2 & under. Babies and toddlers will see, smell, hear, and touch nature all  around them. 
Thursday, February 2, 10:00am-11:00am
Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park, 8012 Blanchard Furrh Road, Shreveport 

Nature Storytime: Slimy Salamanders
Ages 5 & under. Stories, songs, crafts, games and nature exploration.
Thursday, February 9, 10:00am-11:00am
Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park, 8012 Blanchard Furrh Road, Shreveport 

13th Annual Owl Night 
Meet live owls and explore their night world!
Saturday, February 17, 5:00pm-9:00pm
Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park, 8012 Blanchard Furrh Road, Shreveport 




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