Programs & Events

Groundhog Day

Program Number: 
None
Program Type: 
Event
Date: 
Feb. 2, 2013 | Saturday, 9:00am
Multiple Times: 
9am–5pm
Location: Museum of Natural Sciences
Fee: 
Free

Sir Walter Wally the groundhog on the plazaThe forecast is in:

Six More Weeks of Winter!

Sir Walter Wally predicts no early spring this year.

Exhibits/Tables

  • Genesis Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Helping Exotic Animals Adapt to NC's Seasons: A Focus on Quality of Life at the Conservators' Center
  • History of Groundhog Day
  • Spring Ponds
  • Animal Architects
  • Animals in Winter
  • Now that It’s Cold, Where Are All Those Bugs? Surviving the Winter.
  • How Snakes Survive the Winter
  • Signs of Spring
  • Groundhog Bookmarks
  • Animal Coloring Pages
  • Dwarf Hog Toss Game
  • Shadow Animals

Schedule for Windows on the World

11:00 - A Tree for Squirrels (groundhogs Included...); V. Louise Roth, Associate Professor, Biology Dept., Duke University  
1:30 - Animals in Winter
2:30 - Animals in Winter
3:30 - Helping Exotic Animals Adapt to NC's Seasons: A Focus on Quality of Life at the Conservators' Center; Jesse Anderson, Wildlife Educator, Conservators' Center

Contact miranda.wood@naturalsciences.org for more information.