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LBL to hold Nature’s Most Extreme Weekend at Nature Station August 30th

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes hosts Nature’s Most Extreme Weekend at Nature Station on Saturday, August 30th through Monday, September 1st.

The public is invited to visit with Smokey Bear, take a canoe trip, cheer on the turtles at Turtle Talladega, try a fun scavenger hunt, and experience “extreme” animals up-close!

Barred Owl photo taken at Woodlands Nature Station. (Brooke Gilley)

Barred Owl photo taken at Woodlands Nature Station. (Brooke Gilley)

Weekend Schedule

Saturday, August 30th

Smokey Bear (appearances throughout the day)

  • 11:00am — Gross Up Close: Vultures, Owls Pellets, and More
  • 1:00pm — Turtle Talladega
  • 1:30pm — Slithering Snake Craft
  • 3:30pm — Kentucky’s Most Venomous
  • 5:30-8:00pm —  Sunset Canoe Trip (Reservation & fee required. Call 270.924.2020)

Sunday, August 31st

  • 11:00am — Of Monsters and Mini’s:  Our Biggest and Smallest Animals
  • 1:00pm — Make Your Own Extreme Animal Craft
  • 1:30pm — Eagle Extreme
  • 3:00pm — Hummingbird Heroics
  • 5:30-8:00pm — Sunset Canoe Trip
    (Reservation & fee required. Call 270-924-2020)

Monday, September 1st

  • 11:00am — Animal X-Men
  • 1:00pm — A Serious Case of the Uglies:  Opossum, Vulture, & Alligator Snapper
  • 3:00pm — Pee Wee Predators

Nature Station interpreter, Julie Watson explains, “We’ll explore the grossest, biggest, smallest, ugliest, and most venomous of what nature has to offer with our extreme programs, many featuring live animals! If you’ve got an extreme kid or are an extreme person yourself, don’t miss Nature’s Most Extreme Weekend!”

About Land Between the Lakes

Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area manages more than 170,000 acres in western Kentucky and Tennessee as part of the U.S. Forest Service and the Department of Agriculture’s public lands program. Land Between The Lakes offers outdoor recreation, lake access, land management, and environmental education to over 1.4 million visitors annually.

The Friends of Land Between The Lakes works in partnership with the Forest Service providing program services, funds development, and volunteer support.

To find more information about Land Between The Lakes, log on to the official website at www.landbetweenthelakes.us or call toll-free at 1.800.LBL.7077 or local at 270.924.2000.

For more information on the Friends of Land Between The Lakes, log on to www.friendsoflbl.org. To subscribe to the official electronic newsletter, send an email to . Land Between The Lakes official Twitter accounts include @LBLScreechOwl, @LBLNature, @LBLHomeplace, and @LandBtwnLakes.

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