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2017 Fall Ecology Day - Prairie-Palooza

10/07/2017 10:00 AM

@ Wapsi River Environmental Education Center
31555 52nd Ave
DixonIA 


2017 Fall Ecology Day - Prairie-Palooza

Join us for an exciting day of prairie presentations, activities, and a prescribed prairie burn. Activities are geared for all ages and abilities. Smokey Bear will make appearances throughout the day! Registration is required. Please call to sign up your family and friends (563) 328-3286.
10:00 A.M. - Prairie Plant Identification and Prairie Seed Harvest
11:00 A.M. - Prairie Pollinators and Seed Bombs ~ Learn about pollinators and make seed bombs to take home.
12:00 P.M. - Lunch! ~ A Prairie Potluck of stews and soups will be provided. Bring your appetites!
1:00 P.M. - The Great Atlatl Bison Hunt ~ Learn how to hunt with an atlatl, a primitive hunting weapon originally used to hunt mastodon and bison.
2:00 P.M. - Prairie Burn ~ Observe a prescribed prairie burn on a small portion of our prairie. Fire is used to manage our prairies.

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