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Lupine Fest 2019 5/2/19

The festival will be held May 18th at the Discovery Center. Parking is at 302 Washington Avenue Ext. with shuttle rides to and from the parking area. Follow the PARKING signs. On-site handicap parking available. No pets allowed at this event.

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Partner organizations will post weekly clues to their Instagram and Facebook accounts. Participants will have until the following Thursday to adventure out and search for the answer to the clue on any one of 30-odd local preserves.

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Special Exhibit in the Karner Classroom: ID Lab

Exploration Station Graphic_Summer-with stem_GBarber2Think you saw a WHAT? Visit our ID Lab and identify your natural mystery or build skills for your next adventure. All ages can participate in our newest exhibit. Discover guided and self-led activities, consult expert hosts, submit your mystery photos or use our field guides to identify your pine bush sightings. This exhibit will be open during regular operating hours through December 2015. Take your Pine Bush knowledge to the next level!

Click on the buttons to the right to download and explore these parts of the exhibit.

ID Sheets: Download our ID Sheets to help guide you in collecting the information needed to identify birds, insect, flowers, mammals and reptiles.

Ask the Expert: Not sure what you saw in the Pine Bush? Submit your photos and one of our experts will try to ID it.  Make sure to visit the ID Lab to find out more!

Guided Activities: We’ll be offering hands-on microscope exploration, owl pellet dissection, games and more on select days in the ID Lab.  Call 518-456-0655 for the next activity.