EARTH DAY the OWL CREEK WAY 2019

Join us for our 6th Annual Spring Event: 
"EARTH DAY the OWL CREEK WAY"
Sun. April 14, 2019 from 11am-5pm
Patriot's Park in Greenville, IL

PRESENTERS

PHOTOGRAPHIC NATURE WALKS led by Val Gaffner


Photographer Val Gaffner will lead two Nature Photography Walks around the park. Val will be pointing out items in nature that catch her eye, along with unique angles and lighting that help an image stand out. The walks will be followed by an informal review/discussion.  Those wanting to join Val are reminded to bring your camera or phone w/camera!
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STORYTELLING by Linda Dust


Professional Storyteller Linda Dust will be joined by several other storytellers to weave a little storytelling magic about Mother Earth and Earth Day with a Native American flair.

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DEHYDRATING FOOD by Keith Ford


Owl Creek Gazette columnist Keith Ford will be sharing how-tos for making dehydrating food tasty and convenient.  Keith will also be available at his vendor table/ activity station throughout the day to share other self-reliant, sustainable and earth friendly projects.
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DISCOVERING CAMP MANITOWA by Andy Brown



Andy Brown, co-owner and director of Camp Manitowa in Southern Illinois, will be sharing the Camp Manitowa experience with attendees -- from yurts, to summer camping sessions, to year round retreats, along with his love and respect for nature!

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HOW TO CREATE YOUR OWN BUTTERFLY GARDEN by Cathie Kimme


 Owl Creek Gazette columnist and our official Butterfly Lady, Cathie Kimme, will be walking attendees through the steps of creating a beautiful Butterfly Garden. Cathie will also be available throughout the day at her vendor booth /activity station with milkweed plants, bird houses, patio décor and more!
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HOW TO RAISE YOUR OWN QUEEN BEES by Tim Lindley



Owl Creek Gazette columnist and owner of Big T's Honeybee Farm, Tim Lindley, will be sharing the how-tos of raising your own queen bees with an eye toward being sustainable.  Tim will also have an observation hive on site.
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Nature Painting Class led by Mary Kuenstler 


Nature painting provided by Cuppa Canvas and led by Mary Kuenstler 
* Scene or landscape from the area or a leaf, flower, insect, etc. * Some predrawn surfaces will be available or create your own! * $10—all supplies provided
Note: This $10 fee is in addition to the admittance fee.
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Woodsy Owl will be joining us too! 


More Earth Day information will be added shortly, along with a schedule for the presentations, so check back often!


Tickets Available for purchase by clicking HERE

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