Visit Ponca State Park on Saturday, November 22 for a natural science lesson on turtles, tortoises and the Missouri River. Bring your camera to learn about nature photography, and then make a scrapbook to share all your memories. Meet at the Resource and Education Center for all programs. All ages are welcome.
At 10 a.m., meet the park’s resident turtles and tortoises and learn the differences between the two species. Bring your own camera to learn how to properly take photos of these reptiles safely and respectfully in the wild. Program is free.
At 1 p.m., go out to the Missouri River to learn about the importance of rivers and how you can help them. Enjoy the opportunity to take photos with your camera and discuss nature photography techniques with staff and fellow participants. Program is free.
At 2:30 p.m., make your own scrapbook to share your memories, pictures and drawings at $2/craft.
Come for the day or stay for the weekend. Ponca State Park has several modern mini-lodges and rustic cabins available by reservation. To find out more, contact the park at 402-755-2284. All vehicles must display a valid park sticker for entry.