Date: 11/6/18 4:04 am
From: Karen Garrett <kjgarrett84...>
Subject: Re: Into Alaska on Animal Planet
Thanks. The kids on the show seemed to be really interested in the birds,
so I hope you get a lot of youngsters at these programs.

On Tue, Nov 6, 2018 at 5:52 AM Gmail <butchchq8...> wrote:

> We (myself and some graduate students from U of A) annually present a
> program exactly like this once a month for the first four months of spring
> at Hobbs State Park. It is free, open to the public, and is enjoyed by
> people of all ages.
> I can post the dates as they become available or you can contact Hobbs for
> more information. They will also appear on The Bluebird Shed facebook page.
> Butch Tetzlaff
> Bentonville
> > On Nov 5, 2018, at 21:55, Karen Garrett <kjgarrett84...> wrote:
> >
> > There is a new show on Animal Planet about Wildlife on Alaskan National
> Wildlife Refuges. Each episode has three story lines. One is usually about
> bears. One is sometimes about birds. One week they featured a Bald Eagle
> that had been injured, rehabilitated, and released. This week they showed
> a an educational program at Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. The Rangers set
> up Mist Nets and caught a few birds for a children's educational program.
> They talked about migration as well as the effect on birds of climate
> change. The birds they caught included a Swainson's Thrush and a Dark-eyed
> Junco. it was very educational for anyone interested in bird conservation
> as well as teaching children about birds and bird conservation. This
> episode will be repeated at 11 p.m. tonight, and probably at 9 p.m. next
> Monday night. this show is more family-friendly then some on this network,
> as it does not usually show dead animals, so would be suitable for
> children. Does anyone know if there are programs like this in Arkansas for
> school-aged children?
> >
> > Karen J Garrett
> > Rogers

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