Southlake to Celebrate National NeighborWoods Month

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Southlake, Texas – October 1, 2006. Bob Jones Nature Center today announced that it will host the Slither & Crawl Harvest Hike. This event is one of more than 100 regreening efforts throughout the country being promoted during October, which has been declared National NeighborWoods Month by the national nonprofit, the Alliance for Community Trees (ACT). Bob Jones Nature Center is a member of ACT’s NeighborWoods Network.

This is the third annual hike, in partnership with the City of Southlake’s HarvestFest. Ride the train to and from HarvestFest to the largest live and preserved traveling arthropod exhibit you will ever see! Bugs, live snakes, activities, crafts, and storytelling. The paved trail is designed to be family-friendly for all ages. Fee is $3-5.
“It’s great to be working on an important regreening effort at a time when other organizations are doing so as well,” said Cindy Gaither. “Part of our goal is to draw attention to the good work being done at the grassroots level all across the country to improve urban and community forests.”
Bob Jones Nature Center’s celebration will take place as follows:
Oct 28, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Call for location.
Read the full Bob Jones Nature Center press release. (PDF)