July 2013

July 2014

AQUATIC PLANT SALE!
    Saturday, July 12
    9:00 a.m. to Noon
Come early for the best selection of non-invasive aquatic plants, including hardy water lilies, Texas star hibiscus, native iris, spider lilies, lizard’s tail, arrow arum, and golden club. Many of these plants will be divisions from our exhibits. Free admission! The sale will be held in the Greenhouse area (Please use our Service Entrance).

UNDERSTANDING RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRDS
     Saturday, July 26
     10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Join James Bell, Hummingbird Bander, of the Hummer/Bird Study Group Inc., for a fun, informative talk about ways you can fill your yard with hummingbirds. Learn what is going on in the hummingbird’s life, how they feed, why they fight so much, simple tips and tricks to ensure that you will see more of them, allowing you the chance to enjoy the beauty of one of nature’s most dazzling creations. Members free; non-members $5; non-members’ children $2. Register by July 25.

TEACHER'S WORKSHOP: Flying WILD
     Wednesday, July 30 (Teachers)
     9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Flying WILD is a Project Wild workshop that uses birds as the focus of activities involving language arts, social science and math. Crystie Baker, Mississippi Museum of Natural Science Educational Outreach Biologist, will conduct this interdisciplinary workshop open to K-12 teachers and homeschool educators. FREE for Hancock and Pearl River County teachers. Others, $15 or registration and book, and $10 for CEU's. Prepare for a “working lunch” (bring a brown bag lunch). Space is limited, please call the Arboretum office at 601-799-2311 to sign up.


TEACHER'S WORKSHOP: Aquatic WILD
     Thursday, July 31
     9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Aquatic WILD uses the simple, successful format of Project WILD activities and professional training workshops, with an emphasis on aquatic wildlife and aquatic ecology. This fun-filled, hands-on Project Wild workshop will be conducted by Crystie Baker, Mississippi Museum of Natural Science Educational Outreach Biologist. An interdisciplinary workshop open to K-12 teachers and homeschool educators. FREE for Hancock and Pearl River County teachers. Others, $15 or registration and book, and $10 for CEU's. Prepare for a “working lunch” (bring a brown bag lunch). Space is limited. To sign up, call the office at 601-799-2311.

 

 


The Crosby Arboretum is owned and operated by Mississippi State University.
Last updated: Last Edited on 05/21/14 . For more information email Cathyb@ext.msstate.edu.