GERING, Neb. — A free workshop at Wildcat Hills Nature Center will help participants use items found in nature to make the holidays more festive. “Nature’s Gifts: Decorations from the Great Outdoors” will be Saturday, Dec. 14, at 10 a.m. MST.
Amanda Filipi, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission outdoor education specialist, will provide instruction for creating festive ornaments and crafts from items found in nature. On the list of projects are bird feeders, including those constructed in garland fashion. Some of the creations from the workshop will be used to decorate the center and others will be sent home with participants.
Attendees are advised to dress for the weather and a Nebraska park entry permit is required for vehicles entering the park. Children are welcome if accompanied by an adult.
The registration deadline is Friday, Dec. 6. For more information, or to sign up, call the nature center at 308-436-3777.