Saturday, July 2, 2022

Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation to host children’s programs this summer

Saranac Lake, NY – The Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation invites children ages 3-5 and their families to participate in Sunday afternoon programs to learn about loons through hands-on activities, games, crafts, and stories. 
 
These programs will be held from 2:00–2:30 p.m. each Sunday through August 14 at the Adirondack Loon Center, located at 75 Main Street in Saranac Lake, NY.
Topics include:
July 3 – How the Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation Helps Loons
July 10 – What Loons Eat
July 17 – Loon Nesting
July 24 – How Loons Swim and Fly
July 31 – Loon Calls and Behaviors
August 14 – Threats to Loons and How We Can Help
The summer children’s programs are offered for free, thanks to support from the Stewart’s Foundation.
Pre-registration is strongly encouraged, as each presentation will be limited to 12 children.
To pre-register, email education@adkloon.org or call (518) 354-8636.
 
“Locals and visitors alike are invited to participate in these programs,” said Jennifer Denny, Education Coordinator at the Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation. “We are very excited to expand our educational offerings at the Loon Center this summer!”
 
The Loon Center’s Sunday preschool programs will engage young children in a variety of fun activities to learn about the natural history and behavior of Common Loons, one of the most iconic species in the Adirondack Park. 
 
The Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation is a 501(c)3 non-profit that conducts scientific research and engaging educational programming to inspire passion for and promote the conservation of Adirondack loons as an environmental sentinel.
 
To learn more about the Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation visit www.adkloon.org or www.facebook.com/adkloon, or contact the Adirondack Loon Center at info@adkloon.org or (518) 354-8636.
The Adirondack Loon Center, located at 75 Main Street in Saranac Lake, is open every day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 
Photo at top: Jorge Schoch participating in a loon craft with other children at an Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation event. (Photo provided by Jennifer Denny of the Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation.)

 

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