Kids have fun learning at Earth Day celebration
Lots of activities entertained and educated children on Saturday Apr. 18 as folks celebrated Earth Day at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park. There were booths and programs that included storytellers, puppet shows, book readings and music.
Nonie Maines of Nonie’s Ark Animal Encounters educates the children on frogs. Nonie hosts “EVEntuers” and animal encounter parties. To learn more about Nonie’s Ark, go to noniesark.com.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hosted bird painting for the children. The painted skimmers and least terns will be placed on beaches to encourage nesting of the birds. For more information on shorebirds, go to: www.fws.gov/migratorybirds/shrbird/shrbird.html
For more information about Topsail Hill State Preserve go to: www.floridastateparks.org/topsailhill