Stop and Smell the Flowers!

Wildflower Extravaganza! April 3, 2010


Join the staff of Audubon State Park as they explore the wildflowers of our area. Enjoy a leisurely walk, childrens’ activities, a scavenger hunt and more!

9 —10:30 a.m. Wildflower walk – Audubon Museum – Front Porch
Learn about the traditional uses of native wildflower plants on this one-mile hike.

11 a.m.—12 p.m. Wildflower walk – Audubon Museum – Front Porch
Learn about the traditional uses of native wildflower plants on this half a mile hike.

12 —12:30 p.m. Kids Wildflower Scavenger Hunt – Audubon Museum Back Porch
In this 30 minute program for children ages 3-5, we’ll learn about shapes, colors and our local flowers on this easy paved trail.

1 —2 p.m. Making Your Yard a “Backyard Habitat” – Museum Meeting Room
Naturalist Julie McDonald takes you through the steps needed to make your yard into a National Wildlife Federation “Backyard Habitat.” You’ll see examples of the habitat components during this program and spot the components in Audubon State Park’s designated habitat area.

2:30—3:30 p.m. Wildflower Walk – Audubon Museum – Front Porch
We’ll identify as many flowers as we can on this challenging 1-mile trail ranging from ridge to river.

For further questions, contact Julie at Audubon State Park: (270) 826-2247.