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Minnewaska Preserve

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Gardiner, United States
845-255-0752

October 2021

Minnewaska Homeschoolers: Autumn Leaves Identification and Craft

October 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join other homeschoolers on a two-mile hike around Lake Minnewaska to collect colorful, fallen leaves, learning about the trees they’ve come from along the way. Back at the Nature Center, we’ll demonstrate two simple methods to preserve leaves that can be done at home: pressing and using polyvinyl acetate (PVA) glue. We’ll try our hand at these methods with the leaves we collected earlier. These colorful, preserved leaves are perfect for use in scrapbooks and as fall decorations! This program…

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November 2021

Minnewaska Homeschoolers: The Story of the Wild Turkey

November 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join other homeschoolers to learn about the importance of the American wild turkey throughout human history. From its significance to native people, to its role as the symbol of Thanksgiving, to the success of conservation efforts over the past decades. We will make pinecone turkeys to take home! The program will end with a short hike to look for signs of turkeys and other birds. This program is recommended for children over the age of nine, accompanied by a parent…

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