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Upcoming Events in the Cache River Watershed

Cold-blooded Creatures of the Cache

[ August 27, 2011; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] How can you tell a male box turtle from a female? If you step on a cottonmouth snake will it bite? How can you tell a venomous copperhead from a harmless prairie king snake? What kind of skink has a blue tipped tail? Distinguish some of the unique characteristics and have the opportunity  experience an [...]

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Biodiversity of the Cache

[ August 6, 2011; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. ] John Schwegman of Metropolis will give an illustrated lecture on the biodiversity (the diversity of life) within the Cache River watershed a 10 AM Saturday August 6 at the Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center on Route 37 south of Cypress. Continue reading

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Out of the Wild

[ June 2, 2011; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. July 7, 2011; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. August 4, 2011; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. September 1, 2011; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] First Thursdays of month–June through September get up close and personal with critters of the Cache River wetlands. Each month, we will feature one or more animals and provide opportunities to see, touch, and learn about wildlife that finds a home in the Cache River wetlands. For more information call the Cypress Creek National Wildlife [...]

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