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There are many fall flowers blooming now, but let’s look at goldenrod first. It’s one of those irritating plants that is easy to recognize and hard to identify. The flowers are usually a bright yellow, so easily recognized that you can find crayons and paper labeled as goldenrod in color. The leaves have a distinct smell when you rub them that I can only describe as “goldenrod”. It is sweet and musty and sour.
Orchardist Al Yelvington can teach you this skill at the Testing for Apple Ripeness Workshop at Audubon Community Nature Center on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
From September 17 through December 18, your 7- to 10-year-old can spend 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on a Thursday or Friday at The Outdoor Classroom at Audubon Community Nature Center. Children will have a combination of formal learning and free-choice activities.
As much as you want to prevent yourself from getting seriously lost, moments of uncertainty can happen even in familiar places. That feeling of being lost can be overwhelming. Whether you are new to hiking or the outdoors feels as comfortable as your own living room, you can still find yourself uncertain of the right direction leading you back onto the path.
“Bone Deep” is the topic for Little Explorers at Audubon Community Nature Center on Saturday, September 12, 2020, 10-11:30 a.m. Register online or by phone.
Any apple seed will grow into a tree that produces different fruit than its parents. With the birds, bears, raccoons, turkeys, foxes, squirrels, and deer all sampling apples and moving the seeds about, I have no idea the parents of the tree we named “Perfection”.
Audubon Community Nature Center
1600 Riverside Road
Jamestown, NY 14701
Hours and Admission
Monday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Temporarily by donation
Thank you, Community Partners
Audubon Community Partners make a significant financial contribution each year because they believe that every child deserves the opportunity to have a real and healthy connection to nature.