Ranger Programs for May 2015

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Date: April 29, 2015
Contact: Dan Brown, 671-333-4050/4051

Throughout May: Find Your Park!

Every day, more and more residents and visitors are discovering –or rediscovering –the park's historic resources, turquoise waters, and recreational opportunities. Find Your Park! within these special sites spread throughout central Guam and at the free T. Stell Newman Visitor Center, located just outside Naval Base Guam and open daily from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm.

May 2, 9, 16, and 30; Saturdays: 2 pm at Asan Bay Overlook – "Marine's Story"

Hear the story of one of Guam's sons, his World War II experience, and his harrowing return during the Battle of Guam. Did he really find what he was looking for? (30 minutes)

May 3, 10, and 17; Sundays: 2 pm at Asan Beach – "Plant Walk"
Explore the ridge at Asan Beach with a park ranger to discover uses of the plants of Guam. Some are found nowhere else in the world than this protected ridge! Meet near the restrooms. (1 hour)

May 23, Saturday: 7 am at Asan Beach - "Volunteer Event"
Here's your chance to make a positive investment in this year's Memorial Day. Our annual display recognizes the thousands of Americans and Chamorros killed on Guam during World War II. Join us as a volunteer and help lay out our flags of remembrance. To get involved, call 333-4050.

Memorial Day Weekend -
View the inspiring flag display at Asan Beach. Honor the bravery of our armed forces, past and present. Reflect on those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for the cause of democracy and freedom.

May 24 and 25, Sunday and Monday: 2 pm at Asan Beach - "This Flag is For…"
A park ranger will be available to discuss the symbolism of the Memorial Day flags at Asan Beach and the stories of some of the people who lost their lives on Guam during World War II. (2 hours)

May 26, Tuesday: 7 am at Asan Beach - "Volunteer Event"
Didn't get a chance to help put up the flags? You can still lend a hand by taking them down after the event.

May 31, Sunday: 2pm at Visitor Center – "Science Sunday"

See how the Umatac Coral Reef Ambassadors (UCRA) are making a difference in their community! Joe Quinata, UCRA founder, and UCRA mentors will share their environmental stewardship activities that help protect Umatac and Cetti Bay. Find out how they're using citizen science to better understand the different impacts to the health of their village's marine environment.

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Last updated: April 30, 2015

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