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JUNE 24, 2010
Summer interpretive programs at Dworshak
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites the public to attend a variety of ranger and guest speaker interpretive programs throughout the summer, Dworshak Dam and Reservoir staff recently announced.
The following programs are scheduled:
Saturday, June 26, starting at 7 p.m.— water safety cartoons for children, including a sequence of “Bobber the Water Safety Dog” cartoons produced by the Corps of Engineers, and Disney’s “Wild About Safety with Timon and Pumbaa: Safety Smart in the Water!” at the Dent Acres Campground group shelter.
Saturday, July 3, starting at
— a Nimiipuu (Nez Perce people) cultural program about traditional fishing,
Tuesday, July 13, — “Let’s Make Electricity!” and create a hexaflexagon (child-oriented activity) at Orofino City Park Farmer’s Market.
Friday, July 16, 3-4:30 p.m. — “Man Overboard!” water rescue, one of five child-oriented water safety education stations, hosted by the Clearwater Memorial Public Library, located in Orofino, Idaho.
Saturday, July 17, starting
— Mike Tylznski will demonstrate the Native American ancient art of flint
knapping by creating historically accurate stone knives, tools and blades,
Tuesday, August 10, — “What’s in This Rock?” is a child-oriented program about rocks and minerals, taking place at Orofino City Park Farmer’s Market.
Saturday, August 21, starting at — “The Mastermind Dam Builders,” a natural history program about the dam building expertise of beavers, hosted at Dent Acres Campground group shelter.
For more information about
programs, facilities access, recreation information or historic films available