Discover Nature: March 2015
March 7-29, 2015
Route 60 East
Winona, MO 65588
Phone: 573-325-1381
Times vary by activity; see description for details

Discover Nature at the Twin Pines Conservation Education Center in Winona. Enjoy these programs in March:

  • March 7: Tracks & T's, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Enjoy the first signs of spring and learn who's been on the trail from the tracks left behind. This activity starts with instruction on the types of tracks you may discover while on the hike of the trails at Twin Pines and ends with a dose of creativity as you decorate a T-shirt with examples of what you have learned and found. This is a great activity for all ages. Reservations are required.
  • March 7: Wildthings-Pinterest (ages 16 and older), 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March is a prime time to do a shed hunt and gather a variety of natural materials. To celebrate the season, Twin Pines will be hosting an MDC-style Fish, Forest and Wildlife Pinterest party. This activity will include a variety of demonstrations and crafts based on those natural materials. Come and join the fun and take home an idea or two to decorate your home or use as a gift. Reservations are required. Limit 25.
  • March 14: Nature Nuts (ages 7-12), 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. It’s "All About Antlers" as the Nature Nuts hike the trails at Twin Pines on a hunt for sheds and to find out more about the animals that produce them. Attendees are asked to wear sturdy shoes and dress appropriately for the weather. Nature Nuts is a monthly program to help kids make the most of their time outdoors. Reservations are required.
  • March 14: Box Calls (ages 12 and older), 9 a.m.-noon. David Wood specializes in making turkey calls and will be at Twin Pines this month to teach the craft to interested hunters. This workshop will center on showing you how to make a box call. Materials will be provided. Reservations are required. Limit 15.
  • March 19: Little Stinker’s Storytime (younger than age six), 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Rock into spring with this month's story "Robins in Your Backyard." Find out what they eat, how they raise their young and what sounds they make. Then join us for the game, Migration Headache or What do Birds Eat? "Rock" the story's song with hand movements and the craft featuring a Rockin' Robin made from recycled materials. This program is designed for the preschool child. Registrations are required.
  • March 21: Slate Calls (ages 12 and older), 9 a.m.-noon. David Wood specializes in making turkey calls and he returns for his second call-making workshop of the month. This time he will show attendees how to make a slate turkey call from basic materials. The workshop has an attendance limit of 15. Materials are provided. Registrations are required.
  • March 28-29: Backpacking (ages 12 and older), Sat. 8 a.m.-Sun. 5 p.m. If you like adventure, join the Twin Pines staff for an overnight hike from Peck Ranch to Powdermill. There is a limit of 20 participants. Participants younger than 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. For further information, ask for Wyatt. Registrations are required.

For further information or to make a reservation, call 573-325-1381.

These Discover Nature events are held on the above dates ONLY.

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    • Inclusive Dates: March 7-29, 2015
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    • pets are not allowed
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