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Saturday April 13, 2013
 
10:00 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  5Rivers@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Some animals have a bad reputation. Come to this family-friendly program to learn about animals that not all of us fully appreciate. We will use games and crafts and go for a walk to delve into the lives of the not-so-cute-and-cuddly. Parent(s) and child(ren) must accompany each other. This program is free of charge, but space is limited. Please call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to register by Wednesday, April 10.


 
Contact  I FISH NY - Long Island
631-444-0283

Kick-off the spring season with a day of fishing for the whole family! NYSDEC stocks Belmont Lake with over 1,000 trout for the event. Children’s activities include: inflatable slide, environmental exhibits, and "Spring Fling" casting contest.

Date: Saturday, April 13th

Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Location: Belmont Lake State Park

Southern State Parkway, Exit 38

North Babylon, NY 11703

Age: All

Cost: $8 parking fee; free with Empire Passport


11:00 AM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
Contact  rwnp@gw.dec.state.ny.us

Gather up your scout troop, science club, or other organization and compete with other groups to see who can remove the most garlic mustard from the woods from April through June. Garlic mustard is an invasive plant species that impairs the health of the forest. The group who picks the most will receive a prize! Only a group representative needs to attend this session, although other group members are welcome to attend. Registration required; call 716-683-5959 to sign up.


2:00 PM
http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  5Rivers@gw.dec.state.ny.us

How does an ant carry 10-50 times its own weight? Come learn about this and other interesting facts about these efficient family-oriented creatures. We will use games and crafts and go for a walk to see whether we can observe ants marching and catch a glimpse of their home. Parent(s) and child(ren) must accompany each other. This program is free of charge, but space is limited. Please call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 to register by Wednesday, April 10.


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