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Nurture Nature Center

Special thanks to Crayola for supporting our educational outreach.Do you know what kind of habitat you live in?

Keri Maxfield, Art Director at Nurture Nature Center in Easton, came to the Boys & Girls Club of Easton on Friday, March 22, 2019. She worked with club members aged 5 to 10 to do a one hour "Habitats" program with a creative activity.

Members explored local habitats and had discussions about where we live (Pennsylvania), temperate zones (seasons), and what inland means to us. They also explored some animal species and their habitats and created a design that reflected what they learned. Habitats included forests, wetlands, meadows, and farmlands. Other types of local habitats that were mentioned included water, underground, and mountainsides. They learned about Diurnal (active during the day) animals as well like snapping turtles, monarch butterflies, barn swallows, rabbits, and more.

Check out what B&GCE members learned, created, and colored. The collages of local animal habitats came out great.

For more information about that Nurture Nature Center, please visit www.nurturenaturecenter.org. We hope to have more visits throughout the year so stay tuned for more opportunities like this.

Contact Monica Bowles, B&GCE Program Director, at (610) 703-8575 for more information or to get involved. Dean Young, B&GCE Executive Director, can also be reached at (484) 239-2075.
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Last garden workshop for this month

Successful Small-space Vegetables Gardens
Wednesday, March 27, 6:30 - 8 pm

Amy Cook, the Yard Farmer, creates and maintains organic food and cut flower gardens for her clients. Find out how she manages the gardens under her care so that they are not just productive, but beautiful as well. Light meal provided. Suggested donation $15..

Pre-registration is required. Deadline for registration is Monday, ,March 25. Email liesel@nurturenaturecenter.org or leave your name and contact information at 610-253-4432.
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Underway in Washington Township...a CREATE Resilience presentation on hazard mitigation planning in the Bangor area. ... See MoreSee Less

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Nurture Nature Center

NOAA Science On a Sphere
Happy first day of spring (in the Northern Hemisphere)! This average yearly surface temperature dataset shows the seasonal changes in temperature on land and over the ocean. Notice how the land warms up much faster than the ocean through spring and summer.

Read more about the dataset here: sos.noaa.gov/datasets/surface-temperature/
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Science on a Sphere Spotlight: Saturday, March 23, 1 pm.

The sun rising higher in the sky each week has made many people happier. Solar Week, March 18 - 22, focuses on the primary star in our lives, the sun. Join us to learn more about the sun, its activity, what it impacts and what careers study it.
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