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Rainy Day Training

Rainy Day Training

Dr. Don Culwell Saturday, March 17, found 13 SFNC docents gathered in the outdoor classroom planning their use of the shelter on a rainy day when they have classes they are leading at SFNC. With coffee cup in hand and peach or blueberry cobbler beside it, the group talked up ideas for leading classes; whatContinue Reading Rainy Day Training

FFB Garden Club visit

FFB Garden Club visit

CULWELL TEACHES TREE IDENTIFICATION AND TAKES A LOOK AT FLOWER STRUCTURE The Fairfield Bay Garden Club met for lunch at noon and then gathered to see just what winter condition is like for tree identification. Dried, fallen leaves were examined for key features and winter twigs were studied for the characters they show. Dwight Moore’sContinue Reading FFB Garden Club visit

School Days

School Days

South Fork Nature Center docents and board members visited area Schools in February and March. They hosted luncheons for teachers at Clinton High and Junior High schools and at the entire South Side School district in Bee Branch. We want to thank all the people involved in these visits. Krissi Graham and Julie Nelson servedContinue Reading School Days

FAMN Wind Cleanup

FAMN Wind Cleanup

March Came into Arkansas Like a Lion……. and left trees down across the trails! The Foothills Chapter of Arkansas Master Naturalists showed up at SFNC on March 6th to remove blow-down trees laying across the hiking trails at the nature center. Trail Maintenance Boss, Charles Thompson of FAMN, sent out the call for help inContinue Reading FAMN Wind Cleanup