The Rick Evans Grandview Prairie Conservation Education Center in Columbus invites you to join us for Spring Break Escape Monday, March 23 - Friday, March 27, 2015.
Not going anywhere for Spring Break this year? Escape to the Rick Evans Grandview Prairie Conservation Education Center to celebrate the coming of spring with our staff. This is a free program, but for planning purposes, you must register to attend. Ages 8 and up bring a sack lunch and a bottle of water and stay for the day. Call 870-983-2790 to register, get directions, or get more information about the program.
Monday, March 23 | 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
- Dying with Nature Using native plants for dying cloth has been around for hundreds of years. Learn about these plants that can be found in your very own back yard. Participants will have the opportunity to dye their own piece of cloth.
Tuesday, March 24 | 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Wednesday, March 25 | 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m. | Hunter Education
- Want to learn how to be an Ethical hunter just like the Caddo Indians? Anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1969, must complete a hunter education course and carry a valid hunter education card to hunt in Arkansas. There is no specific age requirement to enroll in hunter education. Take the class and pass the test. Participants need to bring a sack lunch. This is a free program; however, registration is required by our facility staff for planning purposes. Call 870-983-2790 to register, get directions, or get more information about the program.
Thursday, March 26 | 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Canoeing like the Caddo Canoeing was one of the Caddo’s main means of transportation. Participants will learn the basics of canoeing – water safety, how to get in and out of a canoe, how to paddle – and will go on a canoe tour of one of our beautiful lakes.
Friday, March 27 | 9 a.m.-2 p.m.