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April 16, 2013

Refuge announces Nature Kids! program

NEWBURYPORT — Parker River National Wildlife Refuge will be conducting a Nature Kids! program on Tuesday, April 23, from 11 a.m. to noon.

The theme for this program will be “Spring is in the Air — Finally” and will focus on how wildlife reacts to the longer days and warmer temperatures. The program leader will teach children about observable behaviors of birds, mammals, insects and plants. Children will plant seeds to take home and bulbs to observe over time.

Class is limited ,so preregistration is required. This is geared toward children 4 to 6 years old. A parent or guardian must accompany the child. Call 978-465-5753 to register. A registration is not complete without voice confirmation from the refuge.

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