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Earth Stewardship for Young Folks starts July 7 at state park
Headlines - Region 5

Friday, June 27, 2008

BILLINGS — A weekly “Earth Stewardship for Young Folks” program kicks off Monday, July 7, at Pictograph Cave State Park south of Billings with a session on rock art. The program runs from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. every Monday through Aug. 25.

Each week storytelling and nature-based activities will focus on a new topic intended to help children develop a relationship with the Earth. Participants may attend any or all of the sessions.

The program is free, but space is limited. Reservations are encouraged by calling Pictograph Cave State Park at 245-0227.

Future Earth Stewardship for Young Folks programs include:

·        July 14 – Nature-awareness skills

·        July 21 – Animal tracks

·        July 28 – Become a junior ranger

·        Aug. 4 – Un-nature trails

·        Aug. 11 – Archeology

·        Aug. 18 – Snakes, frogs and other reptiles

·        Aug. 25 – Storytelling – What’s your story in nature?

Pictograph Cave State Park is open every day this summer from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. There is no charge for Montana residents, but park fees may apply for non-residents.