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Bloom Week Events Slated for April-May

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Mike Vouri

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News Release Date: February 23, 2011
Contact: Raena Parsons, (360)378-2240, ext. 2222
Contact: Mike Vouri, (360)378-2240, ext. 2227

A full slate of nature walks, artists' presentations and information kiosks is on tap for Bloom Week, a weeklong celebration of spring for the whole family, scheduled May 3 – 8 at English and American camps.

But the fun really begins in April with related ranger guided walks and talks at both American and English camps scheduled from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays through June.

Bloom Week culminates in the Wildflower Festival Saturday, May 7 on the American Camp parade ground with booths featuring local artists and nature conservation organizations, plus music, games and activities, prizes and more. Booths include representatives from Lime Kiln Point State Park, Bureau of Land Management, Discover Your Northwest, the University of Washington Botanic Gardens.

For more information contact the American Camp visitor center at 360-378-2240 ex 2228 or 2229, or e-mail us.

All Bloom Week activities are free and open to the public.

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The island marble butterfly was once thought extinct until it was spotted on the American Camp prairie in 1998. The park, in cooperation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service actively monitors the butterfly. More...