Educator Workshop: Bring Out Your Dead
November 13, 2014
DCNR, PA Game Commission and Wildwood Park join together to offer this workshop about the proper preparation and care of natural history collections. Participants will learn how to maintain taxidermy mounts, birds' nests, eggs, bones, pickled (wet) specimens and more. Learn about old methods of preparation and their risks and safety issues. Information on plant preservation techniques, preventing damage to collections from insect pests, and utilizing collections in standards-based activities will also be discussed. Materials are being provided through a grant from the PA Department of Environmental Protection. Act 48 hours available.
When & Where: 9am-4pm; Meet in the nature center.
Pre-Registration deadline is October 31st.
Fee: $10 per person.