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Conservation Foundation to host two Nature Explorers events for kids

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OSPREY — The Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast is planning two Nature Explorers events in December for youngsters age 5-10.

Audubon will maintain a Christmas Bird Count for kids on Dec. 11 from Sep 11 a.m. on the Celery Fields, positioned at 6893 Palmer Blvd, Sarasota, and on Dec. 18 from Sep 11 a.m. at Felts Audubon Preserve, positioned at 4600 twenty fourth Ave. E., Palmetto.

Christine Johnson is president of the Conservation Foundation.

The nationwide Christmas Bird Count takes place every year from Dec. 14 to Jan. 5. The Conservation Foundation is happy to introduce youngsters to this partaking citizen science custom. Participants will study extra concerning the habitats that native lands present to varied hen species, then use their powers of statement to assist scientists throughout the nation perceive the migratory patterns of various birds.

“Our Nature Explorers program furthers our commitment to youth education and community engagement,” stated Christine Johnson, president of the Conservation Foundation. “We hope our Nature Explorers’ events connect more kids to nature and create memorable experiences that lead to a lifelong love of the great outdoors.”