Spring Break Week at the Nature Center

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The Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center has released their Spring Break schedule. It’s a fun filled week for the entire family, and the best of all, its free!

Saturday, March 16
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Outdoor Enthusiasts Fair
10 a.m. Guided hike
2 p.m. Critter crunch
3 p.m. Laser Shot

Sunday, March 15
2 p.m. Critter Crunch
2:30 p.m. Archery

Monday, March 14
Center is closed

Tuesday, March 19
Fishing Patches
9 a.m. Basic Fishing Instruction: Knot tying, rigging a pole, location selections, etc.
10 a.m. Fishing
12-2 p.m. Canoe and Kayaks
1 p.m. Fly Casting with Trout Unlimited and Cooking with ARE
2 p.m. Critter Crunch: Timber Rattlesnake
3 p.m. Fish Prints
6 p.m. Nature Night: Wild Edibles

Wednesday, March 20
Watchable Wildlife Patches
8:30 a.m. Birding Hike with Ann
10 a.m. Trackcasting and Track Hike
12-2 p.m. Canoe and Kayaks
1 p.m. Ducks with Steve Dunlap
2 p.m. Critter Crunch
3 p.m. Snakes of Arkansas with Jeremy and Brad

Thursday, March 21
Game-Calling Patches
9 a.m. Turkey Calling Make and Take
10:30 a.m. Toad Abodes Make and Take
12-2 p.m. Canoe and Kayaks
1 p.m. Duck Calling Make and Take
2 p.m. Critter Crunch
2:30 p.m. Game-Calling Round Up Demonstrations for patches
3 p.m. Duck Dog Demo with Nathan Atkinson

Friday, March 22
Rifle Marksmanship Patches
9:30 a.m. Basic Rifles Safety and Handling
10 a.m. T-shirt Bleaching (Bring your own cotton shirt)
10 a.m. Air Rifles Shoot with Pellet Guns
12-2 p.m. Canoe and Kayaks
1 p.m. Animal Music Hour with Ann
2 p.m. Critter Crunch: Western Diamondback Rattlesnake
3 p.m. Shotgun Shell Keychain Make and Take
3:45 p.m. Nature Break: Art from Art Project

Saturday, March 23
7 a.m.-6 p.m. Hunter’s Ed
10 a.m. Guided Hike
2 p.m. Critter Crunch

If you’d like to fish but don’t have tackle, check out the loaner tackle program at the nature center’s front desk.

All materials provided except March 22 T-shirt Bleaching (bring your own cotton shirt).

Registration is not required. Call the nature center at 479-452-3993 for more information.

There is no fee for this program

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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Mansfield native, with roots in Scott County. Daughter, sister, wife and Christian. Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; 20+ years experience in the news.

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