EVENTS

 February 

Story Book Trail                                                                            A self-guided trail while reading a book to your child and take home a book for free!

Feb. 7th Lincoln Library 11:00 am

“The Night Before the Snow Day”

March

Garden Series- March 2nd, 10:00-12:00 PM   Nature’s Planters

What do you know about gray squirrels and scrub jays?  We will search for seedling trees.  We will plant seeds in the PNC garden and you can take seeds home to plant in your garden. We will talk about garden themes and basic garden tips.

Family Hike-  March 23rd, 10:00- 11:30 Wildflowers- Spring’s Wonders, with Spring comes new life, sun and flowers! 

Join Docent Linda on a wildflower seek and find hike on the PNC nature trail.  Approximately 1.5 hour, fun for whole family. Dress in layers.      Free

April

Garden Series -April 6th, 10:00-12:00      Bee-utiful or Butterfly Flutterby or Buggy Bugs

We will focus on insects in the garden and on the trail with insect net experiences.   Learn about Insect life cycles, butterflies, ladybug and bees. Learn about their habits and benefits.

Family Hike -April 27th,  10:00-11:30       Bugs why do we need them?

Bugs, beetles and other creepy crawlies are all a part of our outdoor cycle of life. Join Docent Linda on a hike on the PNC nature trail and discover whole little creatures are the foundation of the food web.                                                     Approximately 1.5 hour, fun for whole family. Dress in layers.     Free

May

Garden Series -May 4th, 10:00-12:00       MUD PIES!!                                                 

Discover the flowers and fruits of the garden.  Search the garden for color and texture.  Gather petals for decoration on mud pies.  Dissect flowers and fruits to investigate their parts.  Make mud pies to take home!  Explore the components of soil in the process. * Bring a change of clothes for participants! Things will get muddy!

Family Hike- May 18th, 10:00- 11:30        Birds- Music Makers of the Woods

Did you ever  hear a bird and wonder what kind she is?  Many birds call the Placer Nature Center home. Join Docent Linda on a hike on the PNC nature trail and identify the sounds in the trees.                                                             Approximately 1.5 hour, fun for whole family. Dress in layers.       Free

June

Garden Series -June 1st, 10:00-12:00

  Let’s make a Nest!! 

Identify birds in the garden and around the PNC. We will take the binoculars and go for a bird walk.  Explore how birds make a nest.   We will listen to birds and look for good places for birds to build their nests.

Providing Environmental Education since 1991