Upcoming Events at Howard Christensen Nature Center

I spy birds!

March 28, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

  • Free, all-ages presentation about birds at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
  • Borrow binoculars and a bird book, or make a pinecone birdfeeder ($1 each).
  • Birdhouse building station ($10 per person), quantity limited.

Preparing for a prescribed burn

April 4, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • Learn about the benefits of prescribed burning along with the legal considerations, contractor information, and if weather permits, a demonstration burn. $10 for members, $15 for non-members. Register at www.stewardshipnetwork.org, or call HCNC by March 30.

For directions and more information visit www.kentconservation.org/hcnc. Volunteers are needed for the pancake breakfast and to pack seedlings (April 14-16) for the seedling sale. Please call if you can help. We look forward to seeing you this spring!

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