|Sunday Afternoon Nature Programs begin Jan. 10|
The programs begin at 2 p.m., last about 45 minutes, and are designed for all ages. A charge of $2.50 per person, payable at the site, helps cover the cost of the programs; children under two are free.
The Ernie Miller Nature Center is owned and operated by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District and is located at 909 N. Kansas 7 Highway, Olathe.
January presentations will include:
Jan. 10 Owls: Eyes of the Night – Great Horned, Barred, and Screech owls make their homes in Ernie Miller Park. Meet three live owls and we discover more about these creatures of the night.
Jan. 17 Snakes Alive - Why is it that these animals seem so terrifying? Could all the stories you have heard be true? See Kansas snakes and explore the facts and fallacies of these legless wonders.
Jan. 24 Mother Nature - What can you do for mother nature? Environmental stories will be presented by Mother nature herself. Learn more about what you can do to help wildlife and the earth and meet some of mother nature's animals friends.
Jan. 31 Kansas Symbols - What do the American bison, tiger salamander, and sunflower have in common? They are just a few of the natural symbols of the great state of Kansas. Learn about these and others through this interactive program featuring hands-on items and live animals. Be prepared to end the program with a rousing chorus of "Home of the Range.".
Search for the keywords "nature programs" to find this program in the JCPRD's Activities Catalog and online listings. For more information on the Sunday Nature Programs, call (913) 764-7759.