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Creepy Crawlers

Date: August 10, 2019
Event Description Creepy Crawlers
At Homestead National Monument of America
Enter the underwater world of the creepy creek crawlers. On Saturday, August 10th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Homestead National Monument of America’s Education Center discover the macroinvertebrates that lurk in the muddy waters at the Monument and learn about the important role they play in aquatic ecosystems and how they benefit us. The Strangers from a Strange Land… program will be followed by a take-home craft activity. This is the final installment of the Kids in Parks: Into the Unknown! program series.
“Into the Unknown! is a fun and educational program that will engage children and their families to explore closely the prairie landscape and its inhabitants,” said Mark Engler, Superintendent of Homestead National Monument of America.
The Kids in Parks: Into the Unknown! summer programs at Homestead are open to the public and take place at Homestead’s Education Center from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturdays. The programs are FREE of charge. We encourage the use of sunscreen, bug spray, and closed toed shoes as we investigate the mysterious unknown of the tall-grass prairie.
Homestead National Monument of America has an exciting schedule of events planned for 2019. Keep up with the latest information by following us on Twitter (HomesteadNM), Instagram (HomesteadNM), and Facebook (HomesteadNM).
Homestead National Monument of America is a unit of the National Park Service located four miles west of Beatrice, Nebraska and 45 miles south of Lincoln. Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is free of charge. For additional information, please call 402-223-3514 or visit http://www.nps.gov/home/.
The National Park Service cares for special places saved by the American people so that all may experience our heritage.

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