Nature journaling, raptors and rare red wolves featured in LBL events this week

Land Between the Lakes has event every day of the week for visitor who want to experience nature up close.

Land Between the Lakes, the national recreation area about a 30-minute drive from Hopkinsville, has a full slate of activities every day of the week for visitors who want to experience nature up close. Here are three activities of interest this week:

Nature Journaling

11 a.m. – Noon • Wednesday, Aug. 3
The Homeplace 1850s Working Farm • 4512 The Trace, Dover, Tennessee

Learn how to bind and fill a sketchbook to create a nature journal, and hear more about this popular pastime from the 19th century. 

Parade of Raptors

4:30 – 4:50 p.m. • Thursday, Aug. 4
Woodlands Nature Center • 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz, Kentucky

Come face-to-face with the resident owls and hawks of LBL as staff members introduce these birds before bringing them into their night shelter. 

Red Wolf Treat Time

3:30 – 4 p.m. • Friday, Aug. 5
Woodlands Nature Center • 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz, Kentucky

See the endangered red wolves and watch them eat a tasty treat. Guests will learn what scientists and everyday citizens are doing to bring the species back from the brink of extinction.

Nature journaling, raptors and rare red wolves featured in LBL events this week

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