Here’s something that’s sure to appeal to even the youngest entomologist. The Bug Jug Fill & Spill is a soft jar filled with a soft plush spider, butterfly, ladybug and grasshopper. These colorful multi-textured toys rattle, jingle, squeak and crinkle in little hands, encouraging tactile exploration and development of fine motor skills. When the fun is […]
Any ideas who is in this photo (and where s/he is)?
Do you know someone who likes to play with their food? We have a unique and fun stocking stuffer made just for them. Foodie dice provide a fun way to plan delicious seasonal dinners. Simply grab the five primary dice (protein, cooking method, grain/carb, herb, bonus ingredient), add a seasonal veggie die and roll. Then shop, cook, and […]
Thanksgiving is coming so it’s important to remember and send out our gratitude to our volunteers. We’ve got lots of people who help us get our work done- we couldn’t get our work done without volunteers. We’ve got regular animal department volunteers, like Annie and Donald. We’ve got interns, like Jill and Katie (who are […]
We’ve had over a dozen hooded mergansers in the Wetlands for the past week or so. Monday and Tuesday nights (11/17 & 11/18) were cold enough to freeze over the water. There was one merganser on the pond Wednesday morning. The lone merg swam back and forth in a small open spot of water nervously looking […]
A handful of photos from the past several days. Enjoy!