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Build a Birdhouse

Bluebirds will love your yard with this well designed birdhouse that you can build! We will provide kits for individuals or families to build together during this program sponsored by Butcher's Block.  Class limited to 20 people, first come, first serve. 

Fee $6 per kit

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Categories: Discovery Center

Baldwin Lake Ecological Reserve

A wonderful spot for wildflower viewing.  Stop by and get information about what's in bloom and get a chance to see the amazing pebble plain flowers found only in the Big Bear Valley. A guided wildflower walk begins at 11:30am.

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Gold Panning

Learn how to pan for gold!  Children will learn the process of gold panning, using real panning equipment.  The "gold" is pyrite, and children can take home their findings along with a certificate! Fee: $3

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Categories: Discovery Center

Nature Crafts

Get inspired by nature to make fun crafts out of recyclable materials.  Appropriate for kids ages 5 and up. Free! Donations appreciated.

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Nature Walk

Join us for a 45- minute nature walk to learn about the local plant life, wildlife, and some interesting historical facts.  This is a great activity for families and individuals who want to gain a greater appreciation for our National Forest.  Nature walks are not strenuous and designed for all levels of physical conditioning. Free!

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