2012-06-02


Latodami Nature Center in North Park Hosting Two Saturday Events

PITTSBURGH – The Allegheny County Parks Department reminds residents that the Latodami Nature Center in North Park will host two events at its facility today, Saturday, June 2.

Wildlife Art with Shirley Mutz will be offered from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Young and old alike will enjoy painting a bird and butterfly wood cutout under the direction of naturalist and artist, Shirley Mutz. No skills needed and all materials will be provided for program attendees.

An Emerald Ash Borer program will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Attendees can learn more about the Emerald Ash Borer and how this invasive alien insect is affecting our forests and the landscape of our home and neighborhoods. Find out how integrated pest management methods can help to save your trees.

The Latodami Nature Center is located at 575 Brown Road in Wexford. A special note about the facilities: there is no running water and no public telephone. There is a handicapped-accessible port-a-john in the parking lot. Parking is limited at the Nature Center Barn.

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