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October 21, 2018

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Amboy

Wreaths for Wildlife

The holiday decorating season is here, but not everyone remembers the feathered and furred friends around their homes during the preparations.  Well, it’s not too late to get started by attending the Wreaths for Wildlife Program at the Amboy 4-H Environmental Education Center on Sunday, December 7 at 2:00 pm.  Participants will be constructing beautiful outdoor holiday evergreen wreaths that contain nutritious treats for cardinals, woodpeckers, squirrels and other wildlife.

Nature’s Halloween Unspooked

</p>Chip Jenkins of Williamstown, NY tells trick n-treaters all about forest beetles during last year\’s Nature\’s Halloween Unspooked.

It’s the time of year to return to the woodland and join its spirits in a Halloween celebration.  Nature’s Halloween Unspooked will be held at the Amboy 4-H Environmental Education Center on Sunday, October 26, 2007 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Creatures of all ages will delight in the afternoon of free, fun for the whole family activities

Busy Little Beavers

Nature Chris will lead a walk to a beaver dam and lodge, and explore the habitat they’ve created during Busy Little Beaver on October 18, 2008 at the Amboy 4-H Environmental Education Center from 10:00- 11:00 am . Program participants will learn about the beaver’s home and what makes them such special animals while getting dressed up like a beaver, singing the beaver song, and listening to a beaver tale.

Cooperative Extension Announces Annual Quilting in the Woods Retreat

Whether you are an experienced quilter that has been making quilts for years or are just discovering the rewards of quilting – this retreat is for you. “Quilting in the Woods” is packed full of great projects, quilting instruction, good food and lots of fun. You will make new friends as you spend the weekend quilting with people who share the same interests and love for quilting that you do.

Stream Slosh II

Submitted article What lurks beneath the rocks in streams? Come find out while unearthing a whole new world.  Join Nature Chris on Saturday, August 16 from 10:00 am to 11:100 am at the Amboy 4-H Environmental Education Center for Steam Slosh II.  Nature Chris will lead the group in making their own stream critter craft,

Clover Kids – Stream Slosh

Submitted article What lurks beneath the rocks in streams? Come find out while unearthing a whole new world.  Join Nature Chris on Saturday, July 26 from 2 pm – 3 pm and we will lead you in making your own stream critter craft, then slosh through a shallow, slow flowing stream looking for crayfish, aquatic