NATURE PROGRAMS THIS JULY at GARVIES POINT MUSEUM and PRESERVE
Saturday, July 13th, 2013
NATURE COMMUNITIES WALK: 2 p.m.
Explore three different biotic communities with a Garvies Point Naturalist: woodland, meadow, and pond. Observe these diverse habitats that are home to many different types of plants, trees, birds, and wildlife. Feel free to bring binoculars, we have many song birds! Recommended for ages 5+. $5.00 per person (includes program, museum, film)
Saturday Nature Film: MicroCosmos. Your family will marvel at a pair of stag beetles dueling like titans amid the thunderous clashing of their horns. Witness an amazing transformation from caterpillar to butterfly, the remarkable birth of a mosquito, and several other minute miracles of life. (75 mins.) Showings at 11 am, 1 pm, and 2 pm.
Saturday, July 20th, 2013
BEACH ECOLOGY: 2 p.m.
Explore the intertidal zone at Garvies beach in search of extraordinary plants and animals that are specially adapted for surviving in such a harsh environment. Learn with a Garvies Point Naturalist just how these creatures are able to survive. Search for crabs, oysters, clams and more!
Recommended for ages 5+. $5.00 per person (includes program, museum, film)
Saturday Nature Film: Eyewitness: Seashore. What happens to a crab that loses its claw? How did one low tide wreck the entire Greek army? From crashing waves and blasting winds to placid tide pool, discover what makes our coastlines so alluring to the masses of wildlife and humans that gather there. (35 mins.) Showings at 11 am, 1 pm, and 2 pm.