3/24/2022 to 10/27/2022 | Bennett Spring State Park | Lebanon, MO
The nature center will hold a monthly program that will include a 20-minute discussion on a natural or cultural topic followed by a quilting lesson by volunteer Karen Jaegers. Each month will be a different topic with tips and tricks shared to help others.
The program will take place at 11 a.m. on the fourth Thursday of each month from March through October.
The Bennett Traditions Quilt resulting from the monthly quilt block program will be on display in the nature center from Feb. 23 to Opening Day, March 1 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.). Pictured here is Karen holding the finished quilt from last year.
|March 24||Bennett Spring Historic Structures||Hayley Schnaath, park/historic site specialist||Log cabin|
|April 28||Bennett Spring Hatchery||Ben Havens, fish hatchery manager, Missouri Department of Conservation||Trout|
|May 26||Fly Rods||Danny Goldsmith – will provide a hands-on orientation of a fly rod||Fly rod|
|June 23||Mushrooms||Sarah Havens, natural resource field specialist, Missouri Extension||Mushroom|
|July 28||Camping||Park staff||Camping tent|
|Aug. 25||Mammals||Jenna Stiek, conservation educator, Missouri Department of Conservation||Surprise mammal|
|Sept. 22||Wild Edibles*||Sarah Havens, natural resource field specialist, Missouri Extension||Surprise wild edible|
|Oct. 27||Bats||Park staff||Bat|
*Those who are interested competing in the Bennett Spring annual pawpaw contest should bring the biggest pawpaw they can find on Sept. 22!
Program Times: 11 a.m. - noon
- Interpretive Programs