Tanglewood News Dec. 9, 2019
We’re hiring summer camp staff!
Hawk Flight Demo. This Saturday, December 14th, from 11am-12pm. (Thanks to those of you who caught the typo and emailed me!) Curator Brie and our birds of prey will teach you about how birds fly, why they are so well adapted to life on the wing, and why Tanglewood has these birds… and then you’ll be able to see our birds demonstrate flight right in front of you! Free. All ages welcome. No registration required.
Homeschool Drop-in Program: Natural Art for the Holidays! Tuesday December 17th, 10am-11am. This week, we’ll be crafting as well as learning about animals and nature! Get creative and be inspired by nature. $5 for the family if you’re a member of Tanglewood; if you’re not yet a member, $10 for the family. Cash is preferred.
- 12/17 – Natural Art for the Holidays – a Make & Take! (not the last Tuesday – adjusted for the holidays!)
- 1/28 – Mad Science Experiments
- 2/25 – Benefits of Play and the Science of Exercise – for humans and pets!
- 3/31 – Climate Change Doesn’t Have to be Scary – easy changes and choices to make at home and school
Winter Wiggles! Wednesdays at 10am: storytime and animal friends with Ian.
What we’re reading and watching this week:
- Birds are shrinking and their wings are getting longer, as the climate warms.
- The Christmas Bird Count is almost upon us! This annual bird count provides essential information for conservation and research. Plus: it’s super fun. The Chemung Valley Audubon Society has two events, one in Corning and one in Elmira. You can join – check out their website for more info!
- “After Dan’s death, the dream of an American domestic zebra died as well.” Dan resoundingly did not wish to be domesticated.
We have new t-shirt styles, including kids’ tees, in our Vintage Tanglewood shirt! Online only.
At the nature center, we have other Tanglewood swag like hats and waterbottles, plus the usual sweet stuffed Audubon birds and other cuddlies. Stop by the Nuthatch Gift Shop today to explore!
And if you’re a member, remember that you get a 20% discount!
Reminder! Dogs are allowed at Personius Woods, but NOT on the trails by the nature center. We are preserving ground-nesting bird habitats and appreciate your cooperation. We encourage you to hike with your dogs along the streams, fields, and forests at Personius.