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« on: April 06, 2010, 11:55:32 AM »

Wild Azalea Festival
April 10th, 2010
10:00AM-3:00PM
Reynolds Nature Preserve is hosting our first Wild Azalea Festival this spring.  This is a family event held in Morrow, GA just 15 minutes south of Atlanta.  Join us for exhibit displays, live animal shows, plant sales, interpretive museum tours, native azalea showcases, good food, and much more! Visitors are also invited to take a hike on the trails and explore the park's natural and cultural history. FREE

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

MORNING

10:30–11AM:  BUILD A SQUIRREL FEEDER
Hands on construction program.  Class space is limited to 25 participants.
Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
Location – Azalea Pond Deck, behind Nature Center

10:30–11AM: GEOLOGY WITH STONE MT.
Learn to identify rocks and minerals by using field keys and hand lenses.
Participants will take home a sample to start their own rock collection!
Location – Amphitheatre

11-11:30AM: FIREARMS SAFETY
Join DNR Hunter Educator Mike Tallant and learn the importance and techniques of firearms safety.
 Location – Hunter’s Safety Tent

11:15-NOON:  GUIDED HIKE
Join Ranger John for a walk in the woods and learn about Reynolds’ native flora and fauna.
Location – Meet in front of Nature Center

11:30-NOON: INVASIVE PLANTS
GA EPPC (Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council) identifies harmful exotic plants and explains why and how they must be eradicated.
Location – Amphitheatre


AFTERNOON

NOON-12:30PM: ENVIRONSCAPE
Clayton County Water Authority exhibits an interactive table top model
that shows the impact of storm water pollution and what we can do to
help.
Location – Amphitheatre

1:00–1:30PM: SPORT OF FALCONRY
Learn about the sport of falconry.  Watch the pros from Georgia
Falconry Association
 work with these amazing birds of prey.  Live Animals.
Location – Amphitheatre

1:45-2:15PM: Ssssnakes

Join Ranger John for a live snake presentation to learn about
 these beneficial yet often misunderstood reptiles.
Location – Amphitheatre

2:30-3:00PM: CREEKS & CANES
Join the Blue Heron Lake Nature Conservancy in exploring the history
and legend
 behind the Creek Indian’s crafting of the River Cane Flute.
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