Salamander Saturday featuring Newt Night!
Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 11am to 7pm
* Salamander Story time at 11 am
* Drop-in FREE Salamander Critter Crafts from Noon to 4 pm
* Salamander Scavenger Hunt at 1 pm
* Newt Night! at 5 pm
Join us as the Ranch of the Bear becomes “Ranch of the Newt", celebrating our amphibian friends that make their way from beneath rocks and under logs to the creeks, wetlands and puddles of the park. Start out your day with Salamander Story time at 11 am where children will learn about salamanders and their habitats around the Rancho del Oso Nature and History Center fireplace! Drop in at the Rancho del Oso Nature and History Center from Noon to 4 pm for a FREE family-friendly Salamander craft. At 1 pm, meet at the gate across Highway One from Waddell Beach for a 3-mile guided Salamander Scavenger Hunt on the trail! Later, join us at the Nature and History Center for “Newt Night" at 5 pm to hear tales and songs of toes growing back, barking salamanders and poison so deadly it could kill you!
Rancho Del Oso Nature and History Center is located 17 miles north of Santa Cruz along Highway One, at Waddell Creek at 3600 Hwy 1, Davenport, CA 95017. Free. For more information, call (831) 427-2288.