Bring the family to the Johnson County Park and Recreation District’s Ernie Miller Nature Center in February for Sunday Nature Programs. Presentations begin at 2 p.m., last about 45 minutes, and are designed for all ages. A charge of $3 per person, payable at the site, helps cover the cost of the programs; children under two are free.
February presentations will include:
Feb. 3: Know Your Scat - The poop emoji will guide you through identifying a variety of wildlife scat. See live animals, furs, and scat replicas.
Feb. 10: Ferrets in Kansas - Hear the story of recovery of the endangered black-footed ferret. Meet a live domestic ferret, and discover conservation efforts in Kansas.
Feb. 17: Furs and the Frontier - Hear the story of French explorers as told through the eyes of a fur trader’s daughter, and see live animals.
Feb. 24: Wildlife Who's Who - Meet an amphibian, reptile, bird, and mammal. Discover their similarities and differences.
The Ernie Miller Nature Center is owned and operated by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District and is located at 909 N. Kansas 7 Highway, Olathe.
To find these programs in the My JCPRD Activities catalog and online listings, browse first under special events and then under fun for all. In the catalog and when using the website’s advanced search, look for the keywords “nature programs.” For more information on the Sunday Nature Programs, call (913) 826-2800.