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Experience Spring Break Week at LBL’s Nature Station

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – Are you looking for something to do with the children over spring break?

Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area offers a variety of exciting events for all ages during Spring Break Week March 31st-April 4th, at Woodlands Nature Station.

The Nature Station at LBL. (Land Between the Lakes)

The Nature Station at LBL. (Land Between the Lakes)

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Land Between the Lakes to Host Birding Bonanza May 11th

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area invites all bird lovers to Woodlands Nature Station for a Birding Bonanza on Saturday, May 11th.

Enjoy guided walks, learn to identify common birds, get tips on attracting birds to your backyard, go on a scavenger hunt, enjoy face to face encounters with Nature Station’s birds, and more! All programs are free with Nature Station admission.

Great Blue Heron. (Land Between the Lakes)

Great Blue Heron. (Land Between the Lakes)

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Land Between the Lakes announces Winter 2011 Eagle Viewing Trips

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Bundle up in your favorite sweater, come outdoors, and experience the enchanting sights on a bald eagle viewing trip, offered again at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area throughout the winter months.

Back by popular demand, LBL hosts a weekend of river cruises January 14th-15th, and a special Martin Luther King, Jr. Day cruise January 16th, for up close views of the eagles from the water. «Read the rest of this article»

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Autumn Comes Alive During LBL’s Fall Frolic on Saturday, November 5th

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Enjoy the changing colors and cooling temperatures at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area, when you help Woodlands Nature Station (NS) celebrate the fall season, Saturday November 5th, 2011.

The “changing of the season” celebration, called Fall Frolic, will feature a variety of environmental education events and fun filled activities, including fall hayrides and live music.  “Fall Frolic is the perfect opportunity to bring the whole family outside to enjoy the fall weather and participate in a variety of fun outdoor programs and activities,” said Carrie Szwed, Public Programs Coordinator at the NS. «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 Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, August 5th-7th, at Woodlands Nature Station (NS).

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

Hummingbird Festival at LBL

Hummingbird Festival at LBL

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Cool and Crawly Critters Day July 16th

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Come out to Land Between The Lakes (LBL) and celebrate nature with an up-close look at all sorts of creatures, especially those that are often underappreciated. Cool and Crawly Critters Day will be at Woodlands Nature Station (NS) Saturday, July 16th, 2011, from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

“The Nature Station will be buzzing with opportunities for children to learn first-hand about the benefits of critters that sometimes give us the creeps,” said NS employee Carrie Szwed. “Families will experience a full day of discovery!” «Read the rest of this article»

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Come Outside and Play during Spring Break Week at Nature Station

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Looking for something to do with the children over spring break?  Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area offers a variety of exciting events for all ages during Spring Break Week at Nature Station.

Spring break is a great time to visit Woodlands Nature Station (NS), located in the north end of LBL. “Come out and enjoy our wildlife programs and outdoor activities.  Our unique programs are designed for families looking for fun and exciting things to do with their children during spring break,” said Carrie Szwed, Public Programs Coordinator for NS. “These programs offer family outdoor excitement, while providing valuable learning experiences.” «Read the rest of this article»

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LBL Announces Winter 2011 Eagle Viewing Trips

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Bundle up in your favorite sweater to get outdoors and experience the enchanting sights on a bald eagle viewing trip, offered again at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area throughout the winter months. 

Back by popular demand, LBL hosts a weekend of river cruises January 15th-16th, and a special Martin Luther King, Jr. Day cruise January 17th, for up close views of the eagles from the water. 

Despite cold temperatures that usually keep people indoors, bald eagles thrive in winter conditions. What better way to view bald eagles than relaxing on a river cruise in the comforts of the spacious and beautifully appointed CQ Princess?  The 96-foot CQ Princess luxury yacht offers wonderful views from both outside on deck and indoors where it’s toasty warm!  «Read the rest of this article»

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Autumn Comes Alive During LBL’s Fall Frolic

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Enjoy the changing colors and cooling temperatures at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area, when you help Woodlands Nature Station (NS) celebrate the fall season, Saturday & Sunday, November 6th and 7th, 2010.

The two-day long “changing of the season” celebration, called Fall Frolic, will feature a variety of environmental education events and fun filled activities, including fall hayrides and live music. “Fall Frolic is the perfect opportunity to bring the whole family outside to enjoy the fall weather and participate in a variety of fun outdoor programs and activities,” said Carrie Szwed, public programs coordinator at the NS. «Read the rest of this article»

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16th Annual Howl-O-Ween Returns to LBL’s Woodlands Nature Station

 

New Location & Time for this non-scary, kid-friendly day-time event of outdoor fun!

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Celebrate the lives of some of our favorite Woodland Neighbors on Saturday, October 23rd, at the 16th Annual Howl-O-Ween children’s program at the Nature Station in Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area. 

Enjoy the non-scary side of Halloween with this kid-friendly daytime environmental education program. Dress in your favorite costume and take a guided hike along our character trail where the animals of the forest will “come alive” before your eyes. Meet friendly Shelly the Skunk and Bandit the Raccoon who will entertain you with their woodsy wisdom and wit. 

16th Annual Howl-O-Ween children’s program

16th Annual Howl-O-Ween children’s program

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