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Lisa Allmendinger on January 18th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kathy Claflin for the information in this story and the Waterloo Natural History Association for sponsoring this event.) On Jan. 22 from 2-3 p.m., you can get acquainted with an exciting variety of live exotic animals during the program Creature Feature at the Eddy Discovery Center. Wildlife educator Dan […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on November 16th, 2016

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kathy Claflin for the information in this story and the Waterloo Natural History Association for sponsoring this program.) On Nov. 20 from 2-3 p.m., you can learn about spooky owls in a program that was rescheduled from last month. Are owls spooky, mysterious or lovable? You decide while you […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 16th, 2016

By Lisa Carolin Fourth-graders at South Meadows Elementary School have been receiving hands-on science lessons this month during field trips to the Eddy Discovery Center at the Waterloo Recreation Area. The opportunity is courtesy of the Waterloo Natural History Association, which paid for the school’s busing costs. Students have had the opportunity to take bog […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 13th, 2016

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kathy Claflin for the information in this story and Waterloo Natural History Association for sponsoring it.) You can learn about owls on Sunday, Jan. 17 from 2-3 p.m. at the Discovery Center. Prepare to be amazed and enthralled by live owls brought to you from the Leslie Science Center. […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 9th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kathy Caflin for the information in this story.) Sketching Nature: Sunday, Sept.13 from 2-4 p.m. This is an opportunity to begin developing your hidden artistic talent. The group will start indoors where scientific illustrator Jen Koppin will teach drawing techniques and observational skills. Then participants will head outside to […]

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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Carol Strahler for the information and in this story.) The Homemakers Club of Chelsea recently held their annual Bowling/Euchre Fundraiser, and it was so successful that they were able to contribute $2,100 to the Waterloo Natural History Association (WNHA) for the production of a new audio-visual program. The 12-minute […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on February 26th, 2015

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kathy Claflin for the information in this story.) Why does Michigan look like a mitten? Find out from geologist Larry Bean on Sunday, March 1 from 2-3 p.m. at the Eddy Discovery Center. Would you like to understand more about how the Great Lakes were formed and why our […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 8th, 2014

Large numbers of Sandhill Cranes can be seen in parts of the Waterloo Recreation Area through late November. Visitors may pick up free maps to the best fall color routes and crane viewing areas around the Waterloo Recreation Area at the Discovery Center, and the film “The Sandhill Crane Story” will be shown on request. […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on May 1st, 2014

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 17th, 2014

The Eddy Discovery Center will be the site of a geocache egg hunt on Saturday, April 19. There will be instruction at noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m. Learn to use a GPS unit, or bring your own, and have fun hunting for prizes with this family based activity. Instructions and clues for […]

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