Wild Edibles nature program

The art of foraging for food is as old as mankind. What is a hobby for many today, was a necessity for people throughout human history. There will be a nature program on Wild Edibles from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 7 at Sodalis Nature Preserve. Nature programs are free but reservations must…

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Dark Sky

Hannibal Parks & Recreation is sponsoring a nature program called “The Darker the Sky the Better” starting at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13 at Admiral Coontz Recreation Center. Come learn about the importance of dark skies which are not only for those who like to view the stars but for the benefit of plants and…

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“What’s the Buzz?” Family Nature Program

The “What’s the Buzz” nature program will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 25 at Hannibal Regional Airport. The children’s program will be guided by Gale Rublee, nature educator for Hannibal Parks & Recreation. Rublee said the nature program is appropriate for all ages of youngsters. Rublee, is a Nationally Certified Interpreter guide and founding member of…

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Stream Study Children’s Nature Program

Children are encouraged to develop a love and concern for protecting our fresh-water sources through a nature program on Bear Creek trail Saturday, Aug. 14. The Stream Study will be 10 a.m. to noon starting at the parking lot at Sodalis Nature Preserve. The children’s program will be guided by Gale Rublee, nature educator for…

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Fairy Scavenger Hunt

On Saturday, July 10, 2021 from 10-11AM, join us  at Riverview Park (Shelter 2) to search for fairies and wood sprites. Program takes place along a paved path and parents must stay with the group. Nature Educator, Gale Rublee, will teach participants how to make a fairy table as well! This program is FREE, but…

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Pollinators: Saviors of the Human Race

Join us to learn more about Pollinators: Saviors of the Human Race. This FREE, family-friendly nature program will be held on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 10AM in the Y Men’s Pavilion (124 Hill St). Learn about the creatures that are an important part in the web of life. Reservations are required and can be…

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Spring Wildflower Walk

Join HPR as we go on a Spring Wildflower Walk through Riverview Park. The walk will take place on Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 1PM. Please meet at Riverview Shelter no. 2 (by the first overlook). This is a FREE, family-friendly nature program, but space is limited. To reserve a spot, please call 573-221-0154 or…

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Welcome Spring Nature Program

HPR is hosting a “Welcoming Spring” nature program from 1-2 p.m.  on Sunday, March 21 in Riverview Park. Participants are asked to meet at Shelter No. 1, the shelter by the playground in Riverview Park, families are welcome. Gale Rublee, certified nature interpreter for Hannibal Parks & Recreation, said the earliest signs of spring will be…

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Magnificent Migrations along the Mississippi

“Magnificent Migrations along the Mississippi” will be held from 1-2 p.m. on Sunday, March 7th (re-scheduled from February) at the Hannibal Regional Airport. Hannibal residents are in a unique position to observe many of the migrating birds in the great Mississippi River Flyway. More than 325 bird species make the round trip from breeding grounds…

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All About Eagles

A nature program about eagles on the Mississippi River will be held on Sunday, Jan. 24 at Kiwanis Park. Nature interpreter Gale Rublee will be at Kiwanis Park near the riverfront from 1-2 p.m. She will give information about the life cycle and feeding patterns of the bald eagle. “It’s exciting that the eagles have…

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