Audubon Little Explorers Learn about Butterflies and Moths on Saturday, July 14

Audubon Little Explorers Learn about Butterflies and Moths on Saturday, July 14

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Audubon Community Nature Center

Jamestown, N.Y. – At the July Little Explorers you and the three to eight year old child(ren) in your life can investigate the wonderful world of butterflies and moths.

“Floats Like a Butterfly” is the theme for this Audubon Community Nature Center program on Saturday, July 14, 2018, 10-11:30 a.m.

In order to survive and grow, moths and butterflies make some pretty big changes to their bodies and the way they act. After a lesson, you will head outside to catch some of these incredible insects and learn all about how they change as they move through life.

The lesson inside is followed by the outdoor exploration and a snack. If time and weather allow, a craft is included.

The program takes place rain or shine, so be sure to dress for the weather.

The fee for Little Explorers is $8 for adults, $6 for Nature Center members and children. Reservations are required by Thursday, June 12, 2018, and can be made by calling (716) 569-2345 during business hours or online through the Programs page at auduboncnc.org.

The whole family can learn about a special butterfly at Audubon’s Monarch Butterfly Festival on Saturday, August 25, 2018.
Audubon education programs are funded with support from the Carnahan Jackson Foundation, Jessie Smith Darrah Fund, Holmberg Foundation, Hultquist Foundation, and Lenna Foundation.

Audubon Community Nature Center is located at 1600 Riverside Road, one-quarter mile east of Route 62 between Jamestown, N.Y., and Warren, Pa. The three-story Nature Center building contains interactive displays, a collection of live animals, and the Blue Heron Gift Shop.

Building hours are Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Sundays 1-4 p.m. The 600-acre wetland preserve with more than five miles of trails and Liberty, the non-releasable Bald Eagle, can be visited from dawn until dusk daily.

To learn more about Audubon and its many programs, call (716) 569-2345 during business hours or visit auduboncnc.org.

Audubon Community Nature Center builds and nurtures connections between people and nature by providing positive outdoor experiences, opportunities to learn about and understand the natural world, and knowledge to act in environmentally responsible

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