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January 17, 2020 — January 19, 2020

North Bend State Park, Ritchie

“Plant the Seeds” of fun, conservation and nature education to see how you grow at North Bend State Park in Cairo, WV. Join us at Winter Wonder Weekend for exciting and activity-filled days where you will enjoy winter activities like sled riding (weather permitting), winter hikes, tours of the local area, programs, crafts, games and entertainment. January 17-19.

Featured guest speakers include Bill Beatty, a naturalist from Wellsburg, WV, will plant the seed of conservation during his Friday evening program about this wonderful place we know as “Almost Heaven” and what you can do to be conservation-minded mountaineers.

Geology underlies it all! presented by Ken Ashton of WV Geological and Economic Survey on Saturday evening will plant the seed of geologic history and how WV became wild and wonderful.

Doug Wood, a master naturalist and all-round conservationist will plant the seed of nature education on Sunday with his presentation on the old growth forest found in North Bend State Park. Wood also portrays Cherokee warrior Ostenanco during a Sunday afternoon presentation of History Alive!—a program made possible by the West Virginia Humanities Council.

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