In the Parks

OLE BULL STATE PARK

∫ Wednesday, August 14th, at 10 a.m., at Ole Bull State Park, join the park staff for an “Insect Extravaganza.” There will be opportunities to learn the different characteristics of insects as well as a search for different insects. Afterwards, join the staff for “Bug Bingo.” All children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at Pavilion #4 (Stone Pavilion).

∫ Saturday, August 17, at 3:30 p.m., there will be a program on “Pennsylvania Elk.” Some of the topics at this program will include their diets, mating season, and history. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at Pavilion #4 (Stone Pavilion).

∫ Saturday, August 17, at 8 p.m., there will be a program on the “Flight of the Bats.” This program will be focusing on some of the bats’ adaptations, some myths about bats, and a fungus that is threatening their population. There will also be a bat count, weather permitting. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the maintenance parking area at the far end of the park.

∫ Sunday, August 18, at 1 p.m., join the park naturalist for a “Stream Study,” and dive into an underwater community to find some different aquatic insects that call this creek home. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at Pavilion #4 (Stone Pavilion).

KETTLE CREEK STATE PARK

∫ Wednesday, August 14 at 1:30 p.m.,join the park staff for an “Insect Extravaganza.” There will be opportunities to learn the different characteristics of insects as well as a search for different insects. Afterwards, join the staff for “Bug Bingo.” All children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Nature Center in Lower Campground.

∫ Friday, August 16, at 8 p.m., there will be a program on the “Flight of the Bats.” This program will be focusing on some of the bats\’ adaptations, some myths about bats, and a fungus that is threatening their population. There will also be a bat count, weather permitting. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Nature Center. There will be a drive up to the park office to the bat box

∫ Friday, August 16 at 3:30 p.m., there will be a program on “Pennsylvania Elk.” Some of the topics at this program will include their diets, mating season, and history. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Nature Center in Lower Campground.

∫ Sunday, August 18, at 9:30 a.m., join the park naturalist for a “Stream Study” and dive into an underwater community to find some different aquatic insects that call this creek home. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the footbridge at the Lower Campground (Summerson Run).

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