Southern California Mountains Foundation

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Build a Birdhouse

Bluebirds will love your yard with this well designed birdhouse that you can build! We will provide kits for individuals or families to build together during this program sponsored by Butcher's Block. Class limited to 20 people, first come first serve.  Fee $6 per kit

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Categories: Discovery Center
Tags: Families, nature

Gold Panning

Come learn how to pan for gold! Children will learn the process of gold panning, using real panning equipment. The "gold" is pyrite, and children can take home their findings along with an informational handout and a certificate! Fee: $3

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Categories: Discovery Center

Baldwin Lake Ecological Reserve

Baldwin Lake Ecological Reserve is a wonderful spot for wildflower viewing! Stop by and get information about what's in bloom and a chance to see the amazing pebble plain flowers found only in the Big Bear Valley. The visitor information center is staffed with volunteers and open in partnership with the Southern California Mountains Foundation and California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Free guided wildflower walks at 10:30am and 12pm.

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Categories: Discovery Center

Nature Crafts

Get inspired by nature to make fun crafts out of recyclable materials. Free!

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Categories: Discovery Center
Tags: Free, kids, nature

Nature Walk

Join us for a 45 minute walk to learn about the local plant life, wildlife, and some very interesting historical facts. This is a great activity for families and individuals who want to gain a greater appreciation of our National Forest. Nature walks are not strenuous and designed for all levels of physical conditioning. Free!

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Categories: Discovery Center

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