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Junior Naturalists: Skunks and Porcupines

Categorized as: Kids & Family
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Sunday, April 12, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM (MDT)

Mount Falcon Park West

21004 Mount Falcon Road

Indian Hills, CO 80454

When you think about animals protecting themselves from predators, most people think of camouflage or speed. Skunks and Porcupines though have found a different way. Join us for the afternoon and learn how these animals live without ever having to run away or hide.

Junior Naturalists will discover and understand that certain animals are capable of defending themselves. They will explore the diet, habitat, and overall "lifestyle" of these unique wildlife.

Ages 6 - 10 yrs with an adult.

Get ready to search for signs of skunk and porcupine activity in the park. Please dress appropriately for the weather and wear good hiking shoes or boots. We also recommend you bring water, sunscreen, and snacks as needed.

There will be an easy 1 mile (or less) hike during this program at Mount Falcon Park. You will meet the naturalist by the picnic shelter/trailhead in the west parking lot.

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Additional Information:

Registration for this program opens at 9:00 AM one month before the date of the program. If you are registering after this time, but space is no longer available, please call Lookout Mountain Nature Center at 720-497-7600 to be placed on a waiting list.

Already registered and need to cancel? Have questions about the program? Please give us a call at 720-497-7600 or e-mail lmnc@jeffco.us to let us know! Please include the program title.

Office hours are 9am-4pm Tuesday-Sunday, inquiries made after 4pm may not be answered until the following day. Lookout Mountain Nature Center is closed on Mondays.

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