Saturday, April 5 (2014) from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
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- Which native wildflower’s root is rumored to have been used as body paint?
- Why are trillium plants dependent upon ants?
- Can a dogwood tree help people with asthma?
The answers to these and many other wondrous wildflower questions will be examined at John James Audubon State Park’s Annual Wildflower Extravaganza on Saturday, April 5, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. CDT.
Throughout the day, visitors to the park in Henderson will have the opportunity to stretch their legs and expand their minds.
Saturday, April 5 activities include:
9-10:30 a.m. Wildflower Walk – Audubon Museum front porch.
11 a.m.-noon Wildflower Walk – Audubon Museum front porch.
Noon-12:30 p.m. Kids Wildflower Scavenger Hunt – Audubon Museum back porch.
1-2 p.m. Wildflower Walk – Audubon Museum front porch.
For more information contact Julie McDonald at 270-826-2247 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
John James Audubon State Park is the site where Audubon studied and painted birds from 1810-1819. The park is equipped with cottages and a campground, and offers many recreational opportunities, including a nine-hole golf course, six miles of hiking trails, fishing and more. It also has a museum and nature center that interprets Audubon’s life through a collection of his paintings and memorabilia. For more information, visit www.parks.ky.gov or call 1-270-826-2247.
The park is located on U.S. 41 in the northern outskirts of Henderson, a half-mile south of the U.S. 41 bridge over the Ohio River.