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Monday, June 11-Wednesday, June 13
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Rio Grande Nature Ctr.
Junior Rangers
Monday June 11 -Friday June 15, 2018 -Hike and discover the bosque habitat -Have fun with creative projects -Keep a nature journal -Learn about natural resource careers -Conduct science experiments -Meet new friends The 2018 Junior Ranger Program is a week long day camp,9 am-1 pm, for youth ages 11-14. The cost is $65 per Junior Ranger or $58.50 with a Friends of the RGNC membership. Preregistration is required. Visit www.RGNC.org or call (505)344-7240 for more information.
Fees: $65
Contact: Karen Herzenberg (505)344-7240



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Saturday, July 7
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Rio Grande Nature Ctr.
Storytelling under the Cottonwood
This program is presented by Dianne Rossbach, Nature Center Volunteer and Storyteller. Dianne’s interpretive style includes participative stories and songs, which are especially enjoyed by those aged 5 to 10 years old. This series offers multi-cultural natural history stories adapted for the tall and the small. Children should always bring their own adult, so they can enjoy the fun, too! Storytelling under the Cottonwood Tree will be offered at 10:30 am on the first Saturday of each month (weather permitting) in the Main Garden, Outdoor Classroom (set of benches) Aside from the Park Day-Use Fee, there is no additional charge for this program. The Park Day-Use Fee is $3.00 per vehicle exact cash or check (Friends of the RGNC permit holders and NM State Parks annual permit holders enter free with valid permit displayed).
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Front Desk 505-344-7240



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Saturday, July 14
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Rio Grande Nature Ctr.
Nature Walk to River
Enjoy a leisurely exploration of the Middle Rio Grande Bosque ecosystem with one of the RGNC volunteer naturalists. Search for signs of animal life and discover how the Bosque and the Rio Grande provide habitat. The walk is about 1.5 hours long. The mostly flat, sandy trail is just under 1 mile. This walk is appropriate for adults and children. Registration is not required, unless you would like to bring a group. For groups, please contact the park in advance for group registration information. Regular park use fees apply. Meet the volunteer naturalist on the west side of the parking lot at the start of the trail, near the bulletin board.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Front Desk 505-344-7240



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