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Week Five: 
Ecology, July 18-22

Ecology Adventures: Ages 5 – 7
Ecology Explorers: Ages 8 – 11 

Learn how all life on earth is interconnected and interdependent. Become entangled in a food web. Play the photosynthesis game and learn how plants produce food using the energy of the sun. Make and enjoy plant part tacos. Learn about the anatomy and physiology of flowers. Discover the important pollinator role of bees and other insects. Enjoy an exciting Nature Treasure Hunt and explore a creek, lake and pond habitat. Create a unique nature sculpture in the Nature Zone at Blake Gardens. Become an Environmentalist by practicing the Five Rs – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot and Refuse. Learn to take care of nature by practicing Leave No Trace ethics.

Drop Off and Pick Up Locations:
Our main location this week will be Fern Picnic Area in Tilden Park, with one possible special location day at Blake Gardens in Kensington and one special location day at the Environmental Education Center area to visit the Little Farm, Jewel Lake and Wildcat Creek.

Day Date Drop-off Location Pick-up Location
Monday July 18 Fern Picnic Area Fern Picnic Area
Tuesday July 19 Environmental Education Center Parking Lot Env. Ed. Center Parking Lot
Wednesday July 20 Blake Gardens, Kensington Blake Gardens, Kensington
Thursday July 21 Fern Picnic Area Fern Picnic Area
Friday July 22 Fern Picnic Area Fern Picnic Area

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