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Natchez Trace Parkway Announces Free Junior Ranger Programs, July 2013

(TUPELO, MS)– The Natchez Trace Parkway will continue its Junior Ranger programs at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center through July.  The programs will be conductedSaturday morning beginning at 10:00 a.m. and will cover natural and cultural history topics that are related to the Natchez Trace Parkway. Parkway programs are free to the public and are most appropriate for children ages 7-12.

Junior Ranger Program Schedule for July 2013

 

 July 6, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.

“Picture This” Release your inner artist as you explore the Park and learn some basics of photography.  Junior Rangers may bring their own camera, or one may be available to use or share.

 

July 13, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.

“Nature Bingo” Grab a “Nature Bingo” card and head into the woods.  Junior Rangers will have to look closely at the plants and trees to get a bingo!

 

July 20, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.

“Mammal Masquerade” Unmask the mysteries of mammals on the Natchez Trace Parkway and make your own animal mask to take home.

 

July 27, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.

“Fish Printing” Get creative and make your own colorful fish art on paper or your own t-shirt.  *Must bring your own plain t-shirt to decorate.

 

A list of Junior Ranger programs for the month of July can be obtained at the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center at milepost 266 or by visiting the Parkway’s website atwww.nps.gov/natr. For more information or to have a list mailed to you call 1-800-305-7417 or 662-680-4027.

 

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