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May 2017

Introduction to Backyard Birds

May 6, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Shadow Lake Nature Preserve, 21656 184th Ave SE
Renton, WA 98058 United States
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  Who's that bird in your backyard? Learn to observe and identify common birds of Western Washington. Join the president of the Rainier Audubon Society for an informative morning full of fun! Hear about the biology of local birds, learn to identify those that commonly visit backyard feeders, and discover what you can do to keep birds coming back year after year!   Register HERE      Sabado, 6 de mayo: 8 - 10 am Introducción al pájaros del jardín…

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Save the Frogs Eco-Fest

May 27, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Shadow Lake Nature Preserve, 21656 184th Ave SE
Renton, WA 98058 United States
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  Join SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve and the Woodland Park Zoo to explore the wonder of amphibians and learn what you can do to protect them and their habitats. Amphibians are the least understood land vertebrate, but are a critical part of the ecosystem. Play froggy games, participate in froggy crafts, and view SHADOW's own amphibian pond! Register HERE  sábado, el 27 de mayo: 1 - 3 pm Salve las ranas eco-fest Únate con SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve y el…

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June 2017

Indigenous Peoples, Native Plants, and Peatlands

June 1, 2017 @ 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Shadow Lake Nature Preserve, 21656 184th Ave SE
Renton, WA 98058 United States
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  Join the Snoqualmie Tribe to learn about traditional uses of the native plants commonly found in bogs! Hear about the unique land-management strategies of the Snoqualmie People and how peatlands were historically utilized, then take a guided walk through the Nature Preserve with tribal staff. This one-of- a-kind event brings together the unique habitats at SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve and the cultural knowledge of the Snoqualmie Tribe. Register HERE  Jueves, el 1 de junio: 6:30 - 8:30 pm Autóctonos,…

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July 2017

WSU Forestry Twilight Tour: SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve

July 20, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Shadow Lake Nature Preserve, 21656 184th Ave SE
Renton, WA 98058 United States
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This walking tour will highlight stand re-generation, invasive species management, succession forestry, and managing stands for wildlife value. After the tour, join Nature Preserve staff in a walk through our 5,000-year-old peat bog.

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February 2018

CANCELED: Connecting with Nature through Drawing and Journaling

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Due to Inclement Weather, this event is been canceled and will be postponed until a later date!   Have you ever wanted to learn a plant’s name but had a hard time remembering what exactly it looks like when you returned home? Join our new Education and Restoration Manager, Ali Yeates, for a workshop on sketching and naturalist note-taking to help you identify the flora and fauna surrounding you. You are encouraged to bring a small journal and pencil but materials will be…

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March 2018

Puget Soundkeepers Alliance Partner Class

March 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Although no salmon live at SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve, our bog helps protect wild Pacific North West salmon! Come learn more about the importance of wetlands in protecting wildlife with Connie Sullivan, Science and Education Coordinator at Puget Soundkeepers Alliance. For Web Events ONLY: Register Here To register with suggested donation .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; height: auto; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width:…

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April 2018

The Art of Nature Journaling

April 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Are you... curious about plants? Always want to make art and never find the time? Find yourself forgetting what that pretty flower in the park is called?  Join us for a fun evening all about connecting with nature through art and journaling. We will learn the science of why art integration helps us become better scientists, practice our identification and drawing skills, and create some art.  We recommend bringing a journal and pencil but NO drawing skills are needed.  Materials will be…

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