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LBL’s Woodlands Nature Station Presents Harry Potter Themed Spring Break Week

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – The Wizardry World of Harry Potter visits Woodlands Nature Station during Spring Break, March 22nd through April 7th, at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Programs for all ages will be offered daily and included with general admission:  ages 13 and up $5.00; ages 5-12 $3.00; ages 4 and under free.

“What could be more fun than combining learning about nature with Harry Potter,” said Aviva Yasgur, Naturalist at the Nature Station. “These programs offer fun for the whole family, while providing valuable learning experiences, too.”

Nature Station’s Barn Owl in its hideaway. (Land Between the Lakes staff)

Nature Station’s Barn Owl in its hideaway. (Land Between the Lakes staff)

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LBL to hold Cool Critters Day with Birds, Bugs, Snakes, and more

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Get an up-close look at live tropical birds, check out reptiles from around the world, touch a tarantula, and visit with domestic petting zoo animals during Cool Critters Day at Woodlands Nature Station. The event lasts from 10:00am-4:00pm, Saturday, July 16th, 2016.

“If your children like animals, they’ll love Cool Critters Day,” says Nature Station naturalist, Aviva Yasgur. “This is a wonderful opportunity to learn about a variety of interesting, exotic critters and see them up-close.”

Sulcata Tortoise A Cool Critter featured at Cool Critters Day at Woodlands Nature Station in Land Between The Lakes. (Natural History Educational Company of the Midsouth)

Sulcata Tortoise
A Cool Critter featured at Cool Critters Day at Woodlands Nature Station in Land Between The Lakes. (Natural History Educational Company of the Midsouth)

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Experience Purple Martin Mania at Land Between the Lakes May 28th

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area offers Purple Martin Mania at 1:30pm on Monday, May 28th. Join special guest John Miller, purple martin landlord from the Missouri Botanical Garden and Forest Park in St. Louis, MO, for an informative program about one of our favorite insect-eaters, purple martins!

“John will present general information about purple martins, share tips on how you can begin and care for a martin colony at your home, and show examples of different kinds of martin housing including natural gourds,” said Nature Station Naturalist, Aviva Yasgur. «Read the rest of this article»

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Eagle Scout Builds Osprey Nesting Platform at LBL

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area recently benefited from a local Eagle Scout project.  Daniel Hagan of Marshall County, Kentucky designed, built, and with the help of Pennyrile Electric in Cadiz, KY, installed an osprey nesting platform near Woodlands Nature Station in the KY portion of LBL. «Read the rest of this article»

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Annual Hummingbird Festival Returns to LBL’s Woodlands Nature Station

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Come out to Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area and witness the migration of the Ruby-throated hummingbird during the annual Hummingbird Festival Saturday & Sunday, August 7th & 8th, at Woodlands Nature Station (NS).

“Hummingbird migration in this area is at its peak in August,” said NS Interpreter Aviva Yasgur.  “A large number of hummingbirds stop here on their journey south to Mexico and Central America.  During this time, you can see up to 200 hummingbirds in a single day.  The festival is an opportunity to be a part of this awesome event.”

Migrating hummingbirds visiting feeders at Nature Station

Migrating hummingbirds visiting feeders at Nature Station

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