City of Seattle

Ed Murray, Mayor


SUBJECT:   Wondering About Wildlife- Free Family Fun Day
12/7/2012  2:00:00 PM
SPU Customer Service  (206) 684-3000

Wondering About Wildlife- Free Family Fun Day
Cedar River Watershed Education Center

NEAR NORTH BEND, Wash.—Get outside and learn about the wildlife of the Cedar River Watershed through hands-on activities, crafts, wildlife presentations, and nature walks during the winter school break. Discover which wildlife communities live within Seattle’s largest protected watershed.

DAY:    Thursday December 27, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

All-day presentations and activities:

  • WDFW Karelian Bear Dogs: Meet the dogs who keep wild animals in the wild!
  • Family nature walks: Rattlesnake Lake shore exploration.
  • Wildlife craft activities: bird feeders, animal tracks, clay sculpture—and more!
  • Examine owl pellets and discover what was for breakfast.
  • Explore the Center’s Water is Magic exhibits.

DIRECTIONS: The Cedar River Watershed Education Center is just east of North Bend (32 miles from downtown Seattle). 

  • From I-90 going east take Exit 32 (436th Ave SE).
  • Turn right at the end of the off-ramp.
  • Follow the road (436th Ave SE/Cedar Falls Rd SE) for about 3.5 miles.
  • The Cedar River Watershed Education Center will be on the right, just past Rattlesnake Lake.

While free snacks & drinks are provided, we recommend you bring a lunch, as food concessions are not available. For everyone’s safety, children must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information please visit:   or call 206-733-9421

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