On Sunday, February 8 at 10 a.m., come to the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum’s Outdoor Discovery Center, entrance temporarily open on 20 Kenridge Farm Drive off Route 9W South, Cornwall, to learn how to recognize animal tracks. Join Environmental Educator, Carl Heitmuller, to find out who has been walking in your back yard! Come learn tracking techniques while walking through the forest, field and down to the pond at the Outdoor Discovery Center. Those who wish to can finish up the morning making a tracks bandana to take home! This program is recommended for adults with or without children, and for children ages 5 and older. Cost: $5 per person. Members: $3. For information and registration call 845-534-5506, ext. 204. Visit the museum’s website at www.hhnaturemuseum.org. .
Photo Caption: Do you know what deer tracks look like. Photo by Michael Carr.50 Fun Facts to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum. Learn about nature’s wonders and how to keep our natural world healthy in 2009!
Fact: During the winter, a Wood Frog’s body freezes and its heart and breathing stop, but the frog is not dead; its tissues are protected by natural antifreeze. Once warmed, the Wood Frog will slowly defrost and resume normal activity.