Monthly Archives: June 2013

‘Engineering from Animals: The Science of Biomimicry’ public program

During this month’s Interactive Video Distance Learning (IVDL) public program (Wednesday June, 12th), we’ll be “virtually visiting” and speaking with the Minnesota Zoo staff to see and learn about the amazing ways that wildlife survive & thrive in the natural … Continue reading

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RAPTOR APPRECIATION DAY AT CARLISLE

Join the Naturalist Staff of Carlisle Visitor Center this Sunday June 9th from 1-4pm  for our annual Raptor Appreciation Day program!  This celebration of raptors comes complete with FREE hands-on activities, crafts, and live animal programs for all ages! Call … Continue reading

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Clivia plant in bloom

Clivia is a plant native to the forests of South Africa.  In the wild, the roots grow just under the surface of the soil. By doing this, they can find plenty of water and also get good airflow.  It is a popular houseplant … Continue reading

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Relax with the birds!

The Carlisle Visitor Center’s Wildlife Observation Area’s(WOA) Wildlife Garden is in full bloom and full of activity with our feathered & furry visitors. From ruby-throated hummingbirds, rose-breasted grosbeaks, and American goldfinches to Baltimore orioles and downy, hairy, and red-bellied woodpeckers, … Continue reading

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