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2017 Audubon Education Snapshot

It's been such a great year! Check out these photos from some of 2017's education programs held at the Little Rock Audubon Center, on school campuses, and at events. We're looking forward to 2018 and hope you'll join us for a program, event, or workshop!

Floating Fourche Creek with Robinson Middle School EAST students. Photo: Audubon Arkansas
Audubon Little Scholar after-school students learning how difficult it is to piece back together a damaged habitat. Photo: Audubon Arkansas
Audubon Little Scholar after-school students birding on the Little Rock Audubon Center's trail. Photo: Audubon Arkansas
Prinn Vandegrift's mural, "A Little Birdie Told Me," at the Little Rock Audubon Center. Photo: Audubon Arkansas
Robinson Middle School and Central High School students wading through Fouche Creek during October's Fourche Creek Bioblitz. Photo: Audubon Arkansas
Participants listening to Dan Scheiman's session on "Citizen Science" at this fall's Bird-friendly Yard Workshop. Photo: Audubon Arkansas
Audubon Little Scholar after-school student completing a native plant watercolor painting. Photo: Audubon Arkansas
Participants working to finish their rain barrel during this summer's Rain Barrel Workshop. Photo: Audubon Arkansas
Audubon Little Scholar after-school students go birding "with a view" on the Little Rock Audubon Center's trail. Photo: Audubon Arkansas
Ran into a friend on the trail at the Little Rock Audubon Center. Photo: Audubon Arkansas
Audubon Arkansas's table at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center Juneteenth event. Photo: Audubon Arkansas
Bedford Photography's Alex Kent describes outdoor photography technique and equipment while highlighting last year's Audubon Photography Award winners. Photo: Audubon Arkansas
Wooster Elementary students planting native plants in their new raised beds. Audubon Arkansas is implementing a Schoolyard Habitat Project at Wooster Elementary, in collaboration with Partners for Fish and Wildlife. Photo: Audubon Arkansas
American Robin sketches by a student at CALS- Fletcher Library. Photo: Audubon Arkansas
Audubon Little Scholar after-school students propagated milkweed seeds. They collected and stratified the seeds. At planting, each student recorded how long they thought it would take for the seeds to germinate. Photo: Audubon Arkansas
University of Central Arkansas Environmental History students completed a service-learning project at Gillam Park. Photo: Audubon Arkansas
Audubon Little Scholar after-school students working on their observation skills. How would you describe a Bald Eagle's characteristics? Could you create a sketch based on someone's description? Photo: Audubon Arkansas
Audubon AR's Jonathan Young at our table at the 2017 AR Flower and Garden Show. Photo: Audubon Arkansas
Audubon AR's Emily Kearns at our table at this year's AR Flower and Garden Show. Photo: Audubon Arkansas

2017 Audubon Education Snapshot

It's been such a great year! Check out these photos from some of 2017's education programs held at the Little Rock Audubon Center, on school campuses, and at events. We're looking forward to 2018 and hope you'll join us for a program, event, or workshop!

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