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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

April Showers...

...Bring May Flowers! Just in time for the Girl Scouts Troop to complete their Flower Badge on a beautiful Sunday in May at the Bucktoe Creek Preserve. Each scout created a botanist notebook made from recycled paper, which was used to record five different flowers on the preserve. They used magnifying glasses to see up close and record/sketch different segments of the flower, and also recorded the scent and any other observations, such as pollinators in the area or location.
Creating a botanist notebook.


After filling up the notebooks, one of TLC's Pennsylvania Master Naturalist helped the girls create a natural flower terrarium which shows the different layers necessary for flower production.


If your scout troop is interested in earning their nature badge with The Land Conservancy, please contact education@tlcforscc.org or call 610-347-0347 x 104.
Adding flowers to the botany notebooks.

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