Join Master Naturalists Exploring the Winter Outdoors and Earn a Special Centennial Junior Ranger Badge at Homestead National Monument of America

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Date: January 15, 2016

Join Nebraska Master Naturalists in an outdoor adventure at Homestead National Monument of America on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 1 p.m.Meet at the Education Center and dress to for the weather. Activities will take place both indoors and outdoors. Children attending this event can earn a special wooden Centennial Junior Ranger badge! 

This hike will give participants the opportunity to learn about mammals of the tallgrass prairie with hands-on activities that are both educational and fun. The Master Naturalists are state certified and will lead youth in an investigation of mammal habits and tracks.

"The Centennial of the National Park Service is here and during this year there will be opportunities to engage in unique activities. This Junior Ranger event is one of those. There are a limited number of wooden Centennial Junior Ranger badges so be sure to come to get yours," stated Superintendent Mark Engler.

Remember, Homestead National Monument of America has an exciting schedule of events planned for 2016. Keep up with the latest information by following us on Twitter (HomesteadNM), Facebook (HomesteadNM), and Instagram (HomesteadNPS).

Homestead National Monument of America is a unit of the National Park Service located four miles west of Beatrice, Nebraska and 45 miles south of Lincoln. Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Saturdayand Sunday. Admission is free of charge. For additional information, please call 402-223-3514 or visit


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Last updated: January 15, 2016

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