EVENTS

 

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.

Volunteer Work Day- April 13- 10:00-12:00

Join PNC staff and other volunteers in spring cleaning around the center.

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!

Volunteer Work Day- May 11, 10:00-12:00

Join PNC staff and other volunteers in spring cleaning around the center.

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