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Children of all ages and their families are invited to investigate nature with Park Rangers at Homestead National Monument of America eachSaturdayin July andSaturday, August 1, from 10 a.m. –12 p.m. All programs begin at the park's Education Center. These programs are FREE of charge, great for all ages, and reservations are not necessary. Nature Detectives will be sleuthing outdoors so please dress appropriately for the weather. Sunscreen, bug spray, and closed toe shoes are encouraged. Program length is subject to weather conditions.
July 4th Birdie Basics Observe along the trails our feathered friends of all shapes, sizes
and behaviors. Learn to use these clues to figure out
July 11th Prairie Plant Prowl Prowl the tallgrass prairie with the Park Rangers. Look very
July 18th Insect Inspector Calling all bug hunters! Your help is needed to discover
July 25th Creek Critters Ever wonder what's living in the mud in Cub Creek? Park
August 1st Scats and Tracks Investigate clues left by the hidden wildlife that surrounds us.
ScheduleFREEKids in Parks Nature Detective program for your special group!
Remember, Homestead National Monument of America has an exciting schedule of events planned for 2015. 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. daily. Admission is free of charge. For additional information, please call 402-223-3514 or visit https://www.nps.gov/home/
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