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Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads

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22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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March 2020

Guided Nature Tour

March 7, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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Guided Nature Tour Saturday, March 7th from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at Wilson Road Trailhead

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July 2020

Wildlife Presentation – Reptiles Are Scaly, Not Scary

July 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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Stop into the Naturalist’s Cabin to see some local reptiles and learn about the role they play in Russell Forest. You’ll discover what they eat, how they live, and what types of habitats they prefer. Reptiles are scaly, not scary, and Naturalist Marianne will also tell you all about the myths surrounding some of our local wildlife. The animals on display will provide plenty to learn about! No charge – everyone is welcome!

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December 2020

Wildlife Presentation at the Naturalist Cabin

December 6, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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Wildlife Presentation at the Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads

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Wildlife Presentation – How Do Critters Stay Warm in Freezing Winter Weather

December 19, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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Tallapoosa County Tourism

Wildlife Presentation - How Do Critters Stay Warm in Freezing Winter Weather. Free Admission Live animals will be on hand to demonstrate how they easily handle the scarce food and freezing temperatures of winter. You will be inspired to appreciate the wild dramas being lived out all around us.

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April 2021

Naturalist Presentation- Bunnies and Chicks

April 2, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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Tallapoosa County Tourism

Bring your camera and your children or grandchildren to the Naturalist’s Cabin on Good Friday for the opportunity to photograph their interactions with these traditional symbols of Easter and spring as they learn from our Naturalist. Due to Covid restrictions, one family at a time will be admitted into the animal area to learn about the animals. Please bring your mask and a camera! Hand sanitizer will be provided. Appropriate for all ages. No charge – everyone is welcome!

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Naturalist Presentation- Bunnies and Chicks

April 3, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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Tallapoosa County Tourism

Bring your camera and your children or grandchildren to the Naturalist’s Cabin on Holy Saturday for the opportunity to photograph their interactions with these traditional symbols of Easter and spring as they learn from our Naturalist. Due to Covid restrictions, one family at a time will be admitted into the animal area to learn about the animals. Please bring your mask and a camera! Hand sanitizer will be provided. Appropriate for all ages. No charge – everyone is welcome!

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May 2021

Horsing Around- Naturalist Presentation

May 1, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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Tallapoosa County Tourism

It’s Derby Day! Gallop to the Naturalist’s Cabin to brush, groom, and learn about equines on this day of historic horse races. A very gentle live horse will be available for kids to pet, examine and discover. Children will learn about safety around horses and also discover the features that make a horse’s body so amazing. Brushes, supplies and stepstools will be on hand. Visitors are welcome to bring their own apples, carrots or sugary treats for the horse. Although all interactions…

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Wildlife Presentation

May 28, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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Tallapoosa County Tourism

Stop by the Naturalist’s Cabin, during RXR Fest, and discover a display of wildlife artifacts (including live animals). Touch, discover, and learn from the Russell Forest items and get tips on how to get more enjoyment from your time spent outdoors. We will discuss ways you can attract wildlife to your yard, or what to do if you’re trying to discourage them from visiting your property. See you Friday!

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Wildlife Presentation

May 29, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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Tallapoosa County Tourism

Stop by the Naturalist’s Cabin and discover a display of wildlife artifacts (including live animals). Touch, discover, and learn from the Russell Forest items and get tips on how to get more enjoyment from your time spent outdoors. We will discuss ways you can attract wildlife to your yard, or what to do if you’re trying to discourage them from visiting your property. Stop by and get your Memorial Weekend Saturday off to a fun start!

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Wildlife Presentation

May 31, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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Tallapoosa County Tourism

Stop by the Naturalist’s Cabin during any of the times below and discover a display of wildlife artifacts (including live animals). Touch, discover, and learn from the Russell Forest items and get tips on how to get more enjoyment from your time spent outdoors. We will discuss ways you can attract wildlife to your yard, and what to do if you’re trying to discourage them from visiting your property.

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June 2021

Naturalist Presentation – Fun with Amphibians & Reptiles

June 12, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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Tallapoosa County Tourism

Make plans to join Russell Lands Naturalist Marianne for a display that will highlight our local Russell Forest wildlife! When you drop by, we will compare and contrast reptiles and amphibians. Do you know the difference? Along with you, live specimens will be our guests as we take a close look at them and their amazing designs. We will discuss where they live, what they eat, and the role they play in the local Russell Forest ecosystem. We will have…

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A Walk in the Shade – Guided Nature Tour

June 12, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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When is the last time you have taken a walk in the woods? What a great way to spend an afternoon away from all the ‘stuff’ that surrounds you! Come take A WALK IN THE SHADE with Naturalist Marianne! For almost two hours, we will be in the woods identifying a variety of plant and animal life. In addition to learning from the things the forest has to offer, we will examine a nearby creek and search for wet residents…

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Naturalist Presentation – Reptiles & Amphibians

June 13, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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Tallapoosa County Tourism

Make plans to join Russell Lands Naturalist Marianne for a display that will highlight our local Russell Forest wildlife! When you drop by, we will compare and contrast reptiles and amphibians. Do you know the difference? Along with you, live specimens will be our guests as we take a close look at them and their amazing designs. We will discuss where they live, what they eat, and the role they play in the local Russell Forest ecosystem. We will have…

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Wildlife Presentation – Naturalist Cabin

June 18, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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Tallapoosa County Tourism

Join Russell Lands Naturalist Marianne during Friday On The Green at Russell Crossroads for a display that will highlight our local wildlife! Stop by the Naturalist Cabin and compare and contrast reptiles and amphibians. Along with you, live specimens will be our guests as we take a close look at them and their amazing designs. We will discuss where they live, what they eat, and the role they play in the local Russell Forest ecosystem. We will have some great…

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Naturalist Presentation – Reptiles & Amphibians

June 19, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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Tallapoosa County Tourism

Make plans to join Russell Lands Naturalist Marianne for a display that will highlight our local Russell Forest wildlife! When you drop by, we will compare and contrast reptiles and amphibians. Do you know the difference? Along with you, live specimens will be our guests as we take a close look at them and their amazing designs. We will discuss where they live, what they eat, and the role they play in the local Russell Forest ecosystem. We will have…

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July 2021

Naturalist Presentation at Arti Gras

July 2, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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Tallapoosa County Tourism

Stop into the Naturalist’s Cabin during Artis Gras to see some local Russell Forest representatives and learn about the role they play in the woods. You’ll discover what they eat, how they live, and what types of habitats they prefer. Naturalist Marianne will be on hand to interpret the displays and also tell you all about the myths surrounding some of our local wildlife. There will be plenty to talk about!

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Arti Gras Wildlife Presentation

July 3, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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Tallapoosa County Tourism

Stop into the Naturalist’s Cabin during Artis Gras to see some local Russell Forest representatives and learn about the role they play in the woods. You’ll discover what they eat, how they live, and what types of habitats they prefer. Naturalist Marianne will be on hand to interpret the displays and tell you all about the myths surrounding some of our local wildlife. There will be plenty to talk about!

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Naturalist Presentation at Friday on the Green

July 9, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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Tallapoosa County Tourism

Stop into the Naturalist’s Cabin during Friday On The Green to see some local Russell Forest critters and find out what important roles they play in the woods. You’ll discover what they eat, how they live, and what types of habitats they prefer. Naturalist Marianne will be on hand to interpret the displays and also tell you all about the myths surrounding some of our local wildlife. There will be plenty to talk about!

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After Breakfast Naturalist Presentation

July 10, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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Tallapoosa County Tourism

Stop into the Naturalist’s Cabin after breakfast to see some local Russell Forest critters and find out what important roles they play in the woods. You’ll discover what they eat, how they live, and what types of habitats they prefer. Naturalist Marianne will be on hand to interpret the displays and also tell you all about the myths surrounding some of our local wildlife. There will be plenty to talk about! There is no charge – everyone is welcome!

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Wildlife Presentation at Friday on the Green

July 30, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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Tallapoosa County Tourism

Stop into the Naturalist’s Cabin during Friday On The Green to see some local Russell Forest critters and find out what important roles they play in the woods. You’ll discover what they eat, how they live, and what types of habitats they prefer. Naturalist Marianne will be on hand to interpret the displays and also tell you all about the myths surrounding some of our local wildlife. There is no charge – everyone is welcome!

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Wildlife Presentation – Local Critters

July 31, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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Tallapoosa County Tourism

top into the Naturalist’s Cabin after breakfast or on your way to lunch to see some local Russell Forest critters and find out what important roles they play in the woods. You’ll discover what they eat, how they live, and what types of habitats they prefer. Naturalist Marianne will be on hand to interpret the displays and also tell you all about the myths surrounding some of our local wildlife. There is no charge – everyone is welcome!

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August 2021

Naturalist Presentation – August Aquatics

August 13, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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Join Russell Lands Naturalist, Marianne, at Russell Crossroads for an informative exhibit featuring wet wildlife! August is all about the aquatic critters that call Lake Martin home. A variety of habitats will be on hand while Naturalist Marianne interprets and teaches from these creatures of the deep. Multiple soggy specimens will make a splash as they demonstrate the features that make them more at home in the water than out. Come to the Cabin between 6pm and 8pm to get…

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Naturalist Presentation – August Aquatics

August 14, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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Tallapoosa County Tourism

Join Russell Lands Naturalist, Marianne, at Russell Crossroads for an informative exhibit featuring wet wildlife! August is all about the aquatic critters that call Lake Martin home. A variety of habitats will be on hand while Naturalist Marianne interprets and teaches from these creatures of the deep. Multiple soggy specimens will make a splash as they demonstrate the features that make them more at home in the water than out. Come to the Cabin between 8am and Noon to get…

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Naturalist Presentation – August Aquatics

August 27, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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Tallapoosa County Tourism

Join Russell Lands Naturalist, Marianne, at Russell Crossroads for an informative exhibit featuring wet wildlife! August is all about the aquatic critters that call Lake Martin home. A variety of habitats will be on hand while Naturalist Marianne interprets and teaches from these creatures of the deep. Multiple soggy specimens will make a splash as they demonstrate the features that make them more at home in the water than out. Come to the Cabin between 6pm and 8pm to get…

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Naturalist Presentation – August Aquatics

August 28, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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Tallapoosa County Tourism

Join Russell Lands Naturalist, Marianne, at Russell Crossroads for an informative exhibit featuring wet wildlife! August is all about the aquatic critters that call Lake Martin home. A variety of habitats will be on hand while Naturalist Marianne interprets and teaches about these creatures from the deep. Multiple soggy specimens will make a splash as they demonstrate the features that make them more at home in the water than out. Come to the Cabin between 8am and Noon to get…

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September 2021

Naturalist Presentation – Back to Class

September 5, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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Supplement your student’s science lessons with a visit to the Naturalist’s Cabin! Join Naturalist Marianne and find out how various Russell Forest residents are classified. We will have critters from the bird, mammal, reptile, amphibian, and insect groups at the Cabin to show how their similarities and differences place them in separate categories. You will discover how animals’ similarities and differences help us categorize them. Each variety of critter will be used to illustrate how various features are used to…

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Naturalist Presentation – Back to Class

September 6, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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Tallapoosa County Tourism

Supplement your student’s science lessons with a visit to the Naturalist’s Cabin! Join Naturalist Marianne and find out how various Russell Forest residents are CLASSIFIED. We will have critters from the bird, mammal, reptile, amphibian, and insect groups at the Cabin to show how their similarities and differences place them in separate categories. You will discover how animals’ similarities and differences help us categorize them. Each variety of critter will be used to illustrate how various features are used to…

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Naturalist Presentation – Back to Class

September 18, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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Tallapoosa County Tourism

Supplement your student’s science lessons with a visit to the Naturalist’s Cabin! Join Naturalist Marianne and find out how various Russell Forest residents are CLASSIFIED. We will have critters from the bird, mammal, reptile, amphibian, and insect groups at the Cabin to show how their similarities and differences place them in separate categories. You will discover how animals’ similarities and differences help us categorize them. Each variety of critter will be used to illustrate how various features are used to…

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Naturalist Presentation – Back to Class

September 24, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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Tallapoosa County Tourism

Supplement your student’s science lessons with a visit to the Naturalist’s Cabin! Join Naturalist Marianne and find out how various Russell Forest residents are CLASSIFIED. We will have critters from the bird, mammal, reptile, amphibian, and insect groups at the Cabin to show how their similarities and differences place them in separate categories. You will discover how animals’ similarities and differences help us categorize them. Each variety of critter will be used to illustrate how various features are used to…

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Naturalist Presentation – Back to Class

September 25, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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Tallapoosa County Tourism

Supplement your student’s science lessons with a visit to the Naturalist’s Cabin! Join Naturalist Marianne and find out how various Russell Forest residents are CLASSIFIED. We will have critters from the bird, mammal, reptile, amphibian, and insect groups at the Cabin to show how their similarities and differences place them in separate categories. You will discover how animals’ similarities and differences help us categorize them. Each variety of critter will be used to illustrate how various features are used to…

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October 2021

Naturalist Presentation – Creepy Critters

October 30, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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All of nature is equally amazing and valuable, but the truth is: some critters give us the creeps. Make sure to visit the Naturalist Cabin before, during, or even after the Fall Family Festival to see some specimens that are apt to cause a chill. Some will have eight legs and some will have none, but all will be on display for learning and discovery. Included will be a large OWL whooooose features make it perfect material for Halloween decorations.…

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November 2021

Naturalist Presentation – Woodland Rivalries

November 26, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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It’s Iron Bowl weekend and we are thinking of the matching “teams” of predators and prey. Each brings its physical attributes and wits to the field when it comes to survival. We will compare and contrast the features that help each species achieve victories in Russell Forest. Example: the rabbit’s large ears observe even the quietest of sounds, but the owl’s silent wings are a tool designed to overcome the other team’s defenses! In addition to discussing such forest match-ups,…

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Naturalist Presentation – Woodland Rivalries

November 27, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Naturalist Cabin at Russell Crossroads, 22 Russell Farms Road
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States
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Tallapoosa County Tourism

It’s Iron Bowl weekend and we are thinking of the matching “teams” of predators and prey. Each brings its physical attributes and wits to the field when it comes to survival. We will compare and contrast the features that help each species achieve victories in Russell Forest. Example: the rabbit’s large ears observe even the quietest of sounds, but the owl’s silent wings are a tool designed to overcome the other team’s defenses! In addition to discussing such forest match-ups,…

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