LBL Honors Teachers during Appreciation Weekend
By WestKyStar Staff
GOLDEN POND, KY - Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area invites teachers to “come outside and play” for free at several day-use facilities Saturday & Sunday, September 15 & 16 in honor of Teacher Appreciation Weekend.
"This is a great opportunity for us and the “Friends of LBL” to say thank you to all the educators in our area for the time and energy they spend connecting their students with the great outdoors,” said Sharon Waltrip, Program Manager for Environmental Education at LBL. "We invite teachers to come out and discover all of the environmental education opportunities LBL offers."
Admission to The Homeplace (HP), Golden Pond Planetarium (GPP), and Nature Station (NS) is free for current and retired teachers, home educators, and their immediate families on September 15 & 16. Be sure to bring a letter printed on your school letterhead, a school faculty ID card, or your home educator identification to present at each site.
Special programs scheduled for this weekend include:
· Sat., 10am-4pm Elk & Bison Prairie Celebration at Golden Pond Visitor Center
· Sat., 11:30am In Cold Blood at NS
· Sat., 1-3pm Wildlife in 1850 at HP
· Sat., 2:15pm Bugle Boys at NS
· Sat., 3pm IBEX at GPP
· Sun., 10am-2pm Wash Day at HP
· Sun., 1pm Prairie Prowlers at NS
· Sun., 3pm Earth, Moon, & Sun at GPP
· Sun., 3:30pm Puppet Show: Animals of the Pond at NS
· Sat. & Sun., 10am The Little Star that Could at GPP
· Sat. & Sun., 12pm Legends of the Night Sky (Laser Show) at GPP
· Sat. & Sun., 1pm Two Small Pieces of Glass at GPP
· Sat. & Sun., 2pm Skies Above at GPP
Come Outside and Play at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area. Managed by the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Land Between The Lakes provides outdoor recreation, lake access, and environmental education for the public to enjoy. Visitors are encouraged to review LBL’s official website at www.lbl.org often for Calendar of Events, updates on programs and policies, safety information, maps, temporary trail and road closures, and additional LBL information, or call 800-LBL-7077 or 270-924-2000. Follow LBL on www.Twitter.com/LBLScreechOwl or www.Twitter.com/LandBtwnLakes.