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The following classes are held at the Frank Sharpe Jr. Wildlife Education Center, Bur-Mil Park. Children 12 years old and under must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required. Please call 336-373-3819 Mondays through Fridays, or 336-373-3802 on Saturdays or Sundays. You can also send an e-mail to register. We encourage early registration since class size is limited and classes may be canceled due to lack of interest.

We also offer classes as part of the Growing, the Green Way and Living, the Wild Life series.

Upcoming Classes

Bat Hike
October 27, 7:30 pm
Fee: $3 per person, Ages: All ages
Learn about local bats, what they eat,and where they roost, play a few 'batty' games, and then go in search of them in the park.

Nature Art
November 3, 10 am
Fee: Free, Ages: All ages
Observe the colors of nature and then use leaves, rocks, clay and more to discover your inner artist.

Hibernation
December 6, 9:30 am
Fee: $4 per child, Ages: 3-6
All kinds of critters take a long nap during the winter. We will take a look at some of them and talk about why hibernating is important for them. This class is part of the Little Hands Nature Series.

Wild Symbols of NC
December 15, 10 am
Fee: $3 per person, Ages: All ages
Learn about the wildlife used for symbols of North Carolina. We will talk about the state bird, mammal, reptile, fish, amphibian, tree, flower, and insect, and make a craft to take home.

Winter Wonderland
January 3, 9:30 am
Fee: $4 per child, Ages: 3-6
Winter is a great time of year to learn about all the nifty ways animals spend their time. Learn how animals stay warm, find food, and play in the coldest season. This class is part of the Little Hands Nature Series.

Turtles… and Other Local Reptiles
January 5, 10 am
Fee: $3 per person, Ages: All ages
Turtles are terrific. Learn about these interesting reptiles including where they live, what they eat, and how they protect themselves.

Recycling in Greensboro
January 19, 10 am
Fee: Free, Ages: All ages
This class covers the importance of recycling, what happens to the recyclable materials when they leave the recycling center, and how everyone’s contribution leads to a cleaner Greensboro.

Fishy Tales
February 2, 10 am
Fee: $3 per person, Ages: All ages
What makes a fish different from other animals? We will combine art and nature to learn about local fish and try our hand at casting for “flat” fish. Class limited to 20 participants.

I (heart) animals
February 7, 9:30 am
Fee: $4 per child, Ages: 3-6
All animals are lovable! We will take some time with different animals to learn what makes them so cute, in their own unique way. This class is part of the Little Hands Nature Series.

Recycling in Greensboro
February 12, 6:30 pm
Fee: Free, Ages: All ages
This class covers the importance of recycling, what happens to the recyclable materials when they leave the recycling center, and how everyone’s contribution leads to a cleaner Greensboro.

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Last updated: 10/26/2012 11:24:31 AM