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December 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
FLYING SQUIRRELS SET FOR DECEMBER 9 AT THE LOUISIANA STATE ARBORETUM
Press Release – VILLE PLATTE – Learn all about flying squirrels at a special program scheduled for Saturday, December 9, at the Louisiana State Arboretum in Ville Platte.
The program – Flying Squirrels – will run from 1 to 2 pm and will discuss the habitat and biology of flying squirrels. Participants can then build their own flying squirrel next box from 2 to 3 pm for a fee of $15 per box. Supplies are limited, so pre-registration is required to build a box. Those wishing to attend the free part of the program from 1-2 pm do not need to register.
The Louisiana State Arboretum is a 600-acre preservation area providing 5.5 miles of hiking trails amid some of Louisiana’s most magnificent trees. Nature programs on varying subjects from wildlife gardening to birdwatching are offered throughout the year, and for groups of 10 or more by request. The Arboretum Nature Center is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $3 per person to enter Chicot State Park. Once inside Chicot, the Arboretum is free.
The Arboretum Nature Center is located six miles north of Ville Platte on La. 3042, within Chicot State Park or three miles south of La. 106.
For more information, call 1-888-677-6100 toll free or 363-6289 in the Ville Platte area.