Wetlands:  DID YOU KNOW?

You can take an outdoor class at the Blaine Wetland Sanctuary?  These classes are for ALL AGES and a great opportunity for families to learn together and explore nature.  

Welcome Hike & Belly Biology
Saturday, May 12    10:30 - 11:30 am

What’s underground (and under the boardwalk) will surprise you!  Come and meet our new neighbor, the Blaine Wetland Sanctuary.  Together we will explore how water, land, air, and living things interact with each other in this special place.  Throughout the nature hike participants will dazzle the senses with belly biology, systems bingo, and BWS nature trivia.  $5 per person; $10 per family

Introduction to Birding

Wednesday, May 16  9 - 11 am

With its unique ecosystem the Blaine Wetland Sanctuary is home to a variety of birds.  Under the guidance of an experienced birder, you will spot many types of birds and learn all about them.  Binoculars available to use.  Hurry - only 4 spaces remain! $5 per person; $10 per family

Superheroes & Systems at The BWS

Wednesday, June 13 10:30 - 11:30 am

The fen at Blaine Wetland Sanctuary is a water superhero!  Hike the boardwalk with us to learn the story: How does the fen battle the water pollutant villains?  Which plants are signs of health in the system?  Where is there evidence of change at the fen?  Together we will explore examples of how water, air, land, and living things are interconnected at the site.  Activities for all ages include: connecting maps with core sampling, use-your-senses bingo, and an engineering design challenge. 
$5 per person; $10 per family 

Wetland Habitat Hike

Wednesday, June 20 6 - 8 pm

Get an up close and personal look at plants that make up a wetland and discover the importance these plants and wetlands serve.  We will walk the boardwalk and trails.  
$5 per person; $10 per family 

Insect Hunt

Wednesday, July 18 6 - 8 pm

Join a naturalist from Wargo Nature Center on an insect hunt at the Blaine Wetland Sanctuary.  We are going to catch, identify, and observe insects of the wetland. 
$5 per person; $10 per family 

Wetland Ecosystem Diversity

Wednesday, Aug. 15 6 - 8 pm

Discover why wetlands are such important and unique ecosystems.  This guided tour of the Blaine Wetland Sanctuary will be led by a naturalist from Wargo Nature Center.   
$5 per person; $10 per family 

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