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Park programs

Prince Gallitzin State Park, Patton, 674-1005

Old Glendale Road Trail Hike, 10 a.m. Saturday, meet at the Bater Patch parking lot. Enjoy the beauty of the forest and shoreline along the Slate Lick branch of the lake on this 3-mile roundtrip, level hike. Wear sturdy, comfortable shoes and take drinking water.

Survival Series: Map Reading Skills, 2 p.m. Saturday, meet at Pickerel Pond. This is a hands-on activity on the art of map-reading for ages 8 and up. Wear comfortable , sturdy shoes and take drinking water.

Family DiscoverE: Bug Hunt!, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, amphitheater. Find out how insects are different from other creatures and why they are so important.

Nature at the Pond, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, nature table at Pickerel Pond. Discover what aliens may be living in your backyard and why they might be bad for your natural neighbors.

Volunteer Fish Habitat Project, 5 p.m. Wednesday, meet at the Killbuck Boat Launch. Volunteers will be constructing “porcupine cribs,” which provide places for young fish to hide out from hungry predators. Some tools will be provided or take along your own hammer and gloves.

State parks and recreation areas that wish to be included should fax their programs to 946-7540 by noon the preceding Friday.

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