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January 10
Squirrel Spotters, Bark and Buds at Wake County Parks in January

Jan. 20, 8:30–10:30 a.m. or 1:30–3:30 p.m.
Squirrel Spotters at Lake Crabtree County Park
Park visitors will learn about the quirky traits of the grey squirrels at Lake Crabtree and how they live. Park staff will answer all your gnawing questions about squirrel habits, habitats and the perils they face. There is no fee for this program, but preregistration is required. Lake Crabtree County Park is located at 1400 Aviation Parkway, Morrisville.

Jan. 21, 11 a.m.–noon
Discover the Park: Walk in the Woods at
Crowder District Park
Take a walk in the woods, and discover the animals and plants that call Crowder District Park home. Help collect data for our Natural Resources Inventory Database and other citizen science projects. All experience levels are welcome.

Crowder District Park is located at 4709 Ten-Ten Road, Apex.

Jan. 27, 6–7 p.m.
Family Wildlife Series: Look Whoooooo's Talking! at
Blue Jay Point County Park
Join park staff for a night hike to prowl the woods for owls. The program fee is $1 per person, and preregistration is required. Blue Jay Point County Park is located at 3200 Pleasant Union Church Road, Raleigh.

Jan. 28, 1:30–3:30 p.m.
Adult Workshop: Bark and Buds at
Historic Yates Mill County Park
The leaves have fallen, but you can still learn to identify the trees at Historic Yates Mill County Park by recognizing their bark and buds. After a short presentation on winter tree identification, park visitors will hike into the woods and practice keying out trees by their winter characteristics. This program is for ages 14 years and up. The program fee is $6 per person, and preregistration is required. Historic Yates Mill County Park is located at 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh.

Don't forget to check out all of the things happening at Wake County Parks in January. Visit each of our parks on Facebook and follow  @wakegovparks on Instagram and Twitter to learn more.


 



 

 

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