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Kreher Preserve & Nature Center

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2222 North College Street
Auburn, AL 36830 United States
334-844-8091 http://wp.auburn.edu/preserve

September 2019

Forest Friends

September 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Kreher Preserve & Nature Center, 2222 North College Street
Auburn, AL 36830 United States
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$45

Forest Friends is an award-winning, exploratory program that offers a unique educational experience for preschool children and their parents, incorporating hands-on activities with nature and environmental awareness. Through nature, we learn to care! Forest Friends is the best way to instill a respect and love for life that will characterize your children into adulthood. Forest Friends is for children aged 2-5.  Classes meet on Fridays over the course of a six-week period from 9:30 to 11:00 AM.  Classes begin September…

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Hummingbird Banding w/ Fred Bassett

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Kreher Preserve & Nature Center, 2222 North College Street
Auburn, AL 36830 United States
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$5

THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT World renown hummingbird expert, Fred Bassett, will be at the KPNC to band hummingbirds.  Participants in this workshop will help catch and band live hummingbirds and you may even have the opportunity to hold one before it is released back into the wild. Hummingbirds, one of the most beloved species on the planet, are migrators and critically affected by climate change.  Bassett's research, along with others like him, will help us learn more about what…

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Forest Friends

September 27 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Kreher Preserve & Nature Center, 2222 North College Street
Auburn, AL 36830 United States
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$45

Forest Friends is an award-winning, exploratory program that offers a unique educational experience for preschool children and their parents, incorporating hands-on activities with nature and environmental awareness. Through nature, we learn to care! Forest Friends is the best way to instill a respect and love for life that will characterize your children into adulthood. Forest Friends is for children aged 2-5.  Classes meet on Fridays over the course of a six-week period from 9:30 to 11:00 AM.  Classes begin September…

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AUsome Amphibians & Reptiles Show

September 27 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Kreher Preserve & Nature Center, 2222 North College Street
Auburn, AL 36830 United States
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Join the KPNC educators for a one-hour presentation on the AUsome amphibians and reptiles found in our state and beyond! Children and adults will enjoy this entertaining, hands-on program with live animals. Admission is $5/person. Children 3 and under are free. Pre-registration is not required. Proceeds benefit the Kreher Preserve & Nature Center. This program is held at the Kreher Preserve & Nature Center located at 2222 N. College Street near the AU Fisheries and Hwy 280. For more information,…

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October 2019

Forest Friends

October 4 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Kreher Preserve & Nature Center, 2222 North College Street
Auburn, AL 36830 United States
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$45

Forest Friends is an award-winning, exploratory program that offers a unique educational experience for preschool children and their parents, incorporating hands-on activities with nature and environmental awareness. Through nature, we learn to care! Forest Friends is the best way to instill a respect and love for life that will characterize your children into adulthood. Forest Friends is for children aged 2-5.  Classes meet on Fridays over the course of a six-week period from 9:30 to 11:00 AM.  Classes begin September…

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Fall Family Fun Day

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kreher Preserve & Nature Center, 2222 North College Street
Auburn, AL 36830 United States
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The KPNC teams up with the City of Auburn’s Parks & Recreation Department to bring you this fun event for the whole family!!  Come celebrate the fall with music, nature hikes, animal encounters, face painting, and crafts, presented by the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art.  Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Overflow parking will be in the north parking lot with a well-marked, 0.4-mile hike to the amphitheater (or golf cart shuttle if needed). Entry is…

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Birding HOW-TO: eBird & Nest Watch

October 8 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Kreher Preserve & Nature Center, 2222 North College Street
Auburn, AL 36830 United States
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We are all looking for ways to contribute to the protection and conservation of our environment, and there is no better way then to become an eBird user! Birding is fun and exciting! It can be as relaxed or as challenging as you want it to be. And when you start looking for birds, you experience the amazing and exceptional diversity of colors and forms that nature has to offer! eBird and NestWatch, completely free apps designed and managed by…

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Family Discovery Hike: Fall Foliage

October 8 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Kreher Preserve & Nature Center, 2222 North College Street
Auburn, AL 36830 United States
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Join our guides for an educational adventure as you and your children take in the many sights and sounds of the Preserve. Discovery Hikes offer excellent opportunities to learn about nature and see wildlife up close, while enjoying fresh air and exercise in our beautiful outdoors. Discovery Hikes are for families with children ages 5 to 12 and are offered the second Tuesday of each month from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Each month features a new seasonal theme. Groups meet…

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Nature Walk: Fall Foliage

October 10 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Kreher Preserve & Nature Center, 2222 North College Street
Auburn, AL 36830 United States
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Join our guides for a peaceful morning walk as you take in the many sights and sounds of the Preserve. Nature Walks offer excellent opportunities to socialize and learn, while enjoying fresh air and exercise in our beautiful outdoors. Nature Walks are for adults only and offered the second Thursday of each month from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Pre-registration is not required. Each month features a new seasonal theme. Groups meet at the pavilion. Nature Walks are free – donations are welcomed.…

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Forest Friends

October 11 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Kreher Preserve & Nature Center, 2222 North College Street
Auburn, AL 36830 United States
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$45

Forest Friends is an award-winning, exploratory program that offers a unique educational experience for preschool children and their parents, incorporating hands-on activities with nature and environmental awareness. Through nature, we learn to care! Forest Friends is the best way to instill a respect and love for life that will characterize your children into adulthood. Forest Friends is for children aged 2-5.  Classes meet on Fridays over the course of a six-week period from 9:30 to 11:00 AM.  Classes begin September…

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Nature Explorers

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Kreher Preserve & Nature Center, 2222 North College Street
Auburn, AL 36830 United States
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$15

Nature Explorers Homeschool program is an environmental education program designed for home-schooling families which offers a unique, nature-based educational experience.  Classes incorporate hands-on science with nature and environmental awareness, and each concludes with a nature hike. Classes meet on the 2nd Monday of the month for 3 months, Sep – Nov, from 10:00 to 11:30 am.    Each of the three classes will focus on a different topic.  Topics for Fall 2019 are Amphibians, Art in Nature, and Mammals. REGISTER…

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Fall Camp

October 18 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kreher Preserve & Nature Center, 2222 North College Street
Auburn, AL 36830 United States
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$50

The KPNC offers fall camps to students in grades 1 through 6 on days when schools are closed.  Campers will join the KPNC naturalists outside, exploring our natural world and wildlife communities and discovering new adventures all around us. Snacks will be provided; children should bring their lunch and a refillable water bottle each day.  Admission is $50 per child with a $5 sibling discount (must reside in the same household).  Tickets available on our website. This program is held…

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Forest Friends

October 18 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Kreher Preserve & Nature Center, 2222 North College Street
Auburn, AL 36830 United States
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$45

Forest Friends is an award-winning, exploratory program that offers a unique educational experience for preschool children and their parents, incorporating hands-on activities with nature and environmental awareness. Through nature, we learn to care! Forest Friends is the best way to instill a respect and love for life that will characterize your children into adulthood. Forest Friends is for children aged 2-5.  Classes meet on Fridays over the course of a six-week period from 9:30 to 11:00 AM.  Classes begin September…

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Halloween Enchanted Forest

October 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Kreher Preserve & Nature Center, 2222 North College Street
Auburn, AL 36830 United States
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Enjoy a fun family-friendly Halloween event, hiking the KPNC trails and visiting some costumed characters who will entertain you on how they “trick or treat” other animals in the forest. Children are invited to wear their costumes and enjoy some early Halloween fun! Pumpkin bowling, a campfire, fortune telling, and face painting will be available! S’mores kits and drinks will be available for purchase. Tickets are $7/person when pre-purchased online; $10/person when purchased at the door; children 2 and under…

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Forest Friends

October 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Kreher Preserve & Nature Center, 2222 North College Street
Auburn, AL 36830 United States
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$45

Forest Friends is an award-winning, exploratory program that offers a unique educational experience for preschool children and their parents, incorporating hands-on activities with nature and environmental awareness. Through nature, we learn to care! Forest Friends is the best way to instill a respect and love for life that will characterize your children into adulthood. Forest Friends is for children aged 2-5.  Classes meet on Fridays over the course of a six-week period from 9:30 to 11:00 AM.  Classes begin September…

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Halloween Enchanted Forest

October 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Kreher Preserve & Nature Center, 2222 North College Street
Auburn, AL 36830 United States
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Enjoy a fun family-friendly Halloween event, hiking the KPNC trails and visiting some costumed characters who will entertain you on how they “trick or treat” other animals in the forest. Children are invited to wear their costumes and enjoy some early Halloween fun! Pumpkin bowling, a campfire, fortune telling, and face painting will be available! S’mores kits and drinks will be available for purchase. Tickets are $7/person when pre-purchased online; $10/person when purchased at the door; children 2 and under…

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November 2019

AUsome Amphibians & Reptiles Show

November 1 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Kreher Preserve & Nature Center, 2222 North College Street
Auburn, AL 36830 United States
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$5

Join the KPNC educators for a one-hour presentation on the AUsome amphibians and reptiles found in our state and beyond! Children and adults will enjoy this entertaining, hands-on program with live animals. Admission is $5/person. Children 3 and under are free. Pre-registration is not required. Proceeds benefit the Kreher Preserve & Nature Center. This program is held at the Kreher Preserve & Nature Center located at 2222 N. College Street near the AU Fisheries and Hwy 280. For more information,…

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Nature Explorers

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Kreher Preserve & Nature Center, 2222 North College Street
Auburn, AL 36830 United States
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$15

Nature Explorers Homeschool program is an environmental education program designed for home-schooling families which offers a unique, nature-based educational experience.  Classes incorporate hands-on science with nature and environmental awareness, and each concludes with a nature hike. Classes meet on the 2nd Monday of the month for 3 months, Sep – Nov, from 10:00 to 11:30 am.    Each of the three classes will focus on a different topic.  Topics for Fall 2019 are Amphibians, Art in Nature, and Mammals. REGISTER…

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Fall Camp

November 11 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kreher Preserve & Nature Center, 2222 North College Street
Auburn, AL 36830 United States
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$50

The KPNC offers fall camps to students in grades 1 through 6 on days when schools are closed.  Campers will join the KPNC naturalists outside, exploring our natural world and wildlife communities and discovering new adventures all around us. Snacks will be provided; children should bring their lunch and a refillable water bottle each day.  Admission is $50 per child with a $5 sibling discount (must reside in the same household).  Tickets available on our website. This program is held…

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Family Discovery Hike: White-tailed Deer

November 12 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Kreher Preserve & Nature Center, 2222 North College Street
Auburn, AL 36830 United States
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Join our guides for an educational adventure as you and your children take in the many sights and sounds of the Preserve. Discovery Hikes offer excellent opportunities to learn about nature and see wildlife up close, while enjoying fresh air and exercise in our beautiful outdoors. Discovery Hikes are for families with children ages 5 to 12 and are offered the second Tuesday of each month from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Each month features a new seasonal theme. Groups meet…

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Nature Walk: White-tailed Deer

November 14 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Kreher Preserve & Nature Center, 2222 North College Street
Auburn, AL 36830 United States
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Join our guides for a peaceful morning walk as you take in the many sights and sounds of the Preserve. Nature Walks offer excellent opportunities to socialize and learn, while enjoying fresh air and exercise in our beautiful outdoors. Nature Walks are for adults only and offered the second Thursday of each month from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Pre-registration is not required. Each month features a new seasonal theme. Groups meet at the pavilion. Nature Walks are free – donations are welcomed.…

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December 2019

HoHoHo Hike

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Kreher Preserve & Nature Center, 2222 North College Street
Auburn, AL 36830 United States
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Come and help us find Santa in the Kreher Nature Center forest!! Join us for this unique and fun, nature “Santa-hunt” where we hike the Preserve looking for animals, plants, and the elusive visitor in red.  Once you find him, you’ll have the opportunity to visit and discuss just what you hope to get on Christmas Day!  After the hike, return to enjoy a cup of hot cocoa around a warm fire. Tickets are available on our website or at…

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Nature Walk: Bird Feeding

December 12 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Kreher Preserve & Nature Center, 2222 North College Street
Auburn, AL 36830 United States
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Join our guides for a peaceful morning walk as you take in the many sights and sounds of the Preserve. Nature Walks offer excellent opportunities to socialize and learn, while enjoying fresh air and exercise in our beautiful outdoors. Nature Walks are for adults only and offered the second Thursday of each month from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Pre-registration is not required. Each month features a new seasonal theme. Groups meet at the pavilion. Nature Walks are free – donations are welcomed.…

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