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Fall Programs at Cool Springs Education and Environmental Center

Marbled Salamander and Swift Creek
Marbled Salamander and Swift Creek

Thursday, October 3, 2013: Reptile Workshop, 9am-4pm: Learn how to identify the Reptiles of NC.  This will start out in a classroom and will be outdoors for the afternoon portion. Fee: $10.00 ages 16 and up.  To register, contact 252-670-0090 or e-mail mike.campbell@ncwildlife.org.

Saturday October 5, 2013: Beginner Fly Fishing Workshop 9:30am-dusk: An experience fly fishing angler will demonstrate and teach basic techniques of fly fishing.  A canoe and tandem kayak will be available for use in addition to a dock off the Swift Creek to test out what you learn.  Fee: $40.00  Ages 12 and up, to register, call 252-514-3533, or e-mail info@coolsprings.org.

Saturday October 19, 2013: Pine Needle Basket Making  9am-2pm: Learn the ancient art of creating a basket using Long Leaf pine needles.  All materials will be provided. An experienced weaver will be present to demonstrate more advanced techniques and will have handmade pottery centerpieces for sale. Fee: $20.00 To register, call 252-514-3533 or e-mail info@coolsprings.org

Thursday October 24, 2013: Amphibian Workshop  9am-4pm: Learn how to identify NC amphibians and learn about their life history traits as wildlife biologists present a classroom presentation followed by identifying live amphibians in different outdoor forest types.  Fee: $10.00  Ages 16 and up.  To register, contact 252-670-0090 or e-mail mike.campbell@ncwildlife.org.

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Submitted by: Mellissa Patrick, Education Director, Cool Springs Educational Environmental Center