|Wildlife Presentations offered for groups by JCPRD interpretive staff|
Scouting and other organized groups looking for educational and fun outdoor activities this Winter can take advantage of group programs offered by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District. Arranged by appointment, the JCPRD Interpretive Staff is offering the following programs: Fall Nature Walks and Survival Hike. Search for the keyword "wildlife presentations" to find these programs in the JCPRD's Activities Catalog and online listings.
Programs can be arranged at the Ernie Miller Nature Center, 909 North Kansas-7 Highway, Olathe, or at another location.
Birds of Prey is for grades four and up. Participants will get a close-up look at the special adaptations that make birds of prey some of nature's best hunters. This program will feature close-up, live examples of these majestic raptors.
Snakes Alive is a live snake presentation in which participants will explore the facts and fallacies of these legless wonders of the natural world. This program is for grades two and up.
Wildlife Who's Who is for grades kindergarten and up. Participants will meet an amphibian, a reptile, a bird, and a mammal and discover their interrelationship with the food chain.
Each program lasts about 45 minutes. The cost for presentations at the Ernie Miller Nature Center for one to 15 people are $29 for Johnson County residents or $32 for nonresidents, while presentations for 16 to 35 people are $36 for Johnson County residents or $40 for nonresidents. Presentations at your location can accommodate up to 35 people and are $49 for Johnson County residents or $54 for nonresidents. Keep in mind that live animal programs are conducted in Kansas only. Additional consecutive sessions are $36 for Johnson County residents or $40 for nonresidents.
For more information or to schedule a program, call the Ernie Miller Nature Center at (913) 764-7759.