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Crooked Creek to offer nature program Oct. 13

on October 05, 2013 10:39 AM

FORD CITY — Marlin Corn of the Mid-Atlantic Center for Herpetology and Conservation (MACHAC) will share information about the organization as well as the newly launched Pennsylvania Amphibian and Reptile Survey (PARS) during a presentation at 2 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Crooked Creek Environmental Learning Center.

The MACHAC is a nonprofit dedicated to conservation and the study of amphibians and reptiles through advocacy, education and research throughout the mid-Atlantic region and the Northeast.

A state-sponsored atlas project, the amphibian and reptile survey is designed to determine the distribution and status of all amphibians and reptiles in Pennsylvania.

The program is free. For more information or to register, contact the environmental learning center by phone at (724) 763-6316 or by email at Space is limited.

The center is about five miles south of Ford City near Route 66. Turn onto Crooked Creek Dam Road and travel about a half-mile, then turn left onto Kerr Road and travel one-quarter mile. The center is located at the end of Kerr Road.

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