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What's Happening at the Fountain Creek Nature Center

 

Last updated 12/15/2020 at 3:47pm



The Fountain Creek Nature Center is located at 320 Pepper Grass Lane in Fountain. For more info. call 520-6745 or visit http://www.elpasocountyparks.com ONLINE REGISTRATION available at www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com.

Programs require pre-paid registration. Due to COVID-19, programs are subject to cancellation. Call the Nature Center or check website for current status. Masks or cloth face coverings required.

2s & 3s Outdoors: Mighty Migrators

Thursdays, December 31, 10–11:15 a.m.

Explore nature with your 2 or 3 year-old through interactive activities, a story, and a short hike. $3 per person including siblings and adults.

Morning Hike & Campfire

Saturday, January 2, 10–11:30 a.m.

Start the new year off right by joining us for a short winter hike followed by a campfire, songs, stories, and of course, s’mores! Geared towards ages 7 and up. $4 per member, $5 per nonmember.

Nature Adventures: Digging Dinosaurs

Thursdays, January 7 & 21, 10–11:30 a.m.

Children ages 3-6, with an adult, will enjoy puppet shows or stories, crafts, hands-on activities, and discovery time on the trail. $3 per person including siblings and adults.

Winter Bird Count

Saturday, January 9, 8:30–11 a.m.

Beginning to advanced birders are invited to observe and record the numbers of bird species and populations found in Fountain Creek Regional Park. $5 per person.

2s & 3s Outdoors: Chickadees & Friends

Thursdays, January 14 & 28, 10–11:15 a.m.

Explore nature with your 2 or 3 year-old through interactive activities, a story, and a short hike. $3 per person including siblings and adults.

Save the Eagles

Saturday, January 16, 10 a.m.–noon

Celebrate Save the Eagles Day with a lesson about eagles all over the world, a craft, and a hike to perhaps see local bald eagles or other birds of prey soaring overhead. Bring binoculars if you have a pair! $4 per member, $5 per nonmember.

Nature’s Classroom: Walk the Wetlands

Friday, January 22, 2–4 p.m.

Use your senses to explore the wetland and discover the plants and animals that live here. This program meets Colorado State Learning Standards through a puppet show, animal inquiry activity, and guided hike. Geared towards grades Pre-K – 2nd. $4 per person including adults and siblings.

 

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