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Wondering About Wildlife: Free Family Fun Day

Cedar River Watershed Education Center Thursday, December 27

Get outside and learn about the wildlife of the Cedar River Watershed through hands-on activities, crafts, wildlife presentations, and nature walks during the winter school break. Discover which wildlife communities live within Seattle’s largest protected watershed.

When: Thursday December 27, 10 am – 3:00 pm

All-day presentations and activities:

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Karelian Bear Dogs: Meet the dogs who keep wild animals in the wild!

Family nature walks: Rattlesnake Lake shore exploration.

Wildlife craft activities: bird feeders, animal tracks, clay sculpture—and more!

Examine owl pellets and discover what was for breakfast.

Explore the center’s “Water Is Magic” exhibits.

The Cedar River Watershed Education Center is just east of North Bend (32 miles from downtown Seattle).

Directions: From I-90 going east, take Exit 32 (436th Avenue SE). Turn right at the end of the off-ramp. Follow the road (436th Avenue SE/Cedar Falls Road SE) for about 3.5 miles. The Cedar River Watershed Education Center will be on the right, just past Rattlesnake Lake.

While free snacks & drinks are provided, we recommend you bring a lunch, as food concessions are not available. For everyone’s safety, children must be accompanied by an adult.