Kids can learn the basics of kayaking at the Texas Wildlife and Woodland Expo and Spring Fling.
annual Texas Wildlife and Woodland Expo and Spring Fling on Saturday, April 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lone Star College-Montgomery. This free event is fun for the whole family.
“The Texas Wildlife and Woodland Expo and Spring Fling is one of the premiere family-friendly events held in the county,” says Caroline Cruz of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. “It is a unique experience for everyone to connect to nature, learn something new and have a fun outdoor adventure on LSC-Montgomery’s campus.”
Children’s imaginations can run wild in the Kids Adventure Zone! Kids can test their archery skills, learn to kayak, hold slithery snakes, and pet furry animals! Plus, if your child is involved in Boy Scouts, they will have the opportunity to earn exclusive merit badges in soil and water conservation, and forestry! Girl Scouts and American Heritage Girls will also have the chance to work on scouting badge requirements. Smokey the Bear and Monty the Maverick will also be on hand to get pictures taken with the whole family!
There are activities for all ages to learn, explore and discover more about the environment. Attendees can take home free trees and seedlings! Experts will be on hand to answer questions on a variety of topics ranging from what to plant to attract birds to how to select the right tree for the right spot.
“The goal of the Texas Wildlife and Woodland Expo and Spring Fling is to create a one-stop shop venue of conservation educational experience for children and those that are still young enough at heart to enjoy what the great outdoors has to offer,” says Sylvia Reyna Wiggins, program coordinator at the Montgomery County Beautification Association.
More than 5,000 guests are expected to attend this exciting event. Don’t miss out on the chance to advertise your business by being a sponsor at the Texas Wildlife and Woodlands Expo and Spring Fling! If you have an eco-friendly, conservation-focused, land or wildlife-related business sign up for a booth. All booths must offer a hands-on activity for children or donate an item valued at $100 for the raffle. Interested sponsors must sign up before March 28. For more information visit expo.tamu.edu
The Texas Wildlife and Woodland Expo and Spring Fling is co-sponsored by LSC-Montgomery, Texas A&M Forest Service, Texas Parks & Wildlife, along with the Montgomery County Beautification Association and the Texas A&M Agrilife Extension.
For this event please enter the LSC-Montgomery campus using the West Campus Drive entrance. For more information about the college, call 936.273.7000, or visit www.LoneStar.edu/montgomery.
Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for more than 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Today, with almost 83,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 95,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and one of the fastest-growing community college systems in the nation. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., is the chancellor of LSC, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball, and LSC-University Park, seven centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.