Children invited to nature walk

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, January 21, 2009

NATCHEZ — Whose track is that? What is this tree called?

A weekend program great for the question-asking child will focus on the nature of the area on Jan. 31.

Historic Jefferson College’s Explore! program will travel the nature trail in winter. Children ages 9 to 12 are invited to attend.

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Students will also start on a nature journal. Students should wear boots, long pants and other weather-appropriate gear. The class will take place rain or shine.

The class is from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Each class is limited to eight students, and pre-registration and payment is required to hold a spot.

Each class is $10. Cancellations must be received 24 hours ahead of class time to receive a refund of registration.

For more information on Explore!, or to sign up your child, come by the Prospere Hall Visitor Center, call 601-442-2901 or e-mail for a registration form. Historic Jefferson College is located on U.S. 61 North, 4 miles northeast of Natchez, and is administered by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.