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The Refuge Rocks for Youth at HNWR
05/20/2017 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
The more than 293 species of turtles alive today inhabit a variety of habitats including marine, freshwater and terrestrial regions throughout the temperate and tropical regions of the world. Turtles are best known for the hard shell (also called a carapace). Learn top turtle facts and which species are found at the Refuge at this free nature program! The 8-12-yrs old Refuge Rocks group will explore the differences between turtles and tortoises, go on a hidden turtle scavenger hunt, and use a microscope to investigate pond water from the turtle’s aquatic home.Please register each child separately, online at friendsofhagerman.com/Youth or friendsofhagerman,.com/Contact – or by phoning the Refuge, 903 786 2826, and note deadline for signing up, May 18. Parents accompany youngsters in the 4 – 7 age group and may attend with children n the 8 – 12 age group.