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The Secret Life of Squirrels

August 13 2022 from 10:30 am 12:30 pm

$20 member / $35 nonmember (per person) 
Instructor: Kelsey Low 
Ages 12 and up

Squirrels are so common that we take them for granted, but they really live fascinating lives. For example, did you know that Eastern Gray Squirrels are one of the few animal species known to lie to deceive others, tree squirrels have built-in sunglasses, and flying squirrels are vicious predators? These ubiquitous and adaptable creatures aren’t just backyard nuisances – they play essential roles in our ecosystem. We will focus our three Houston species: Eastern Gray, Fox, and Southern Flying. 

Class will be held rain or shine – dress for the weather and wear walking shoes. Weather permitting, we will be walking about 0.25 miles on mulch and boardwalk.

The Arboretum is currently CLOSED due to the continuing power outage caused by Hurricane Beryl. All classes and events on Monday, July 15 have been cancelled or postponed. Please check back for updates.