New Planetarium Show About Galileo Now Showing!

November 8th, 2017 by
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Bays Mountain Planetarium is now showing “Two Small Pieces of Glass” & “Galileo’s Skies.” Learn about the famed Italian astronomer and scientist Galileo Galilei and the astronomical discoveries that followed! The program is followed by a live tour of the night sky. The show is offered every weekend at 2 p.m. to the end of December. For more information, please click here.

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Give the Gift of Zip!

December 16th, 2016 by
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Gift Certificates Make Great Gifts:

Bays Mountain Park is currently selling gift certificates for the “Flying Squirrel” Zipline for the 2017 Season. The zipline is open from April 2017 – Oct. 2017. Members pay $5 per gift certificate and Non-Members pay $10 per gift certificate. Each certificate is good for a one-time zip and will be valid during the public program times offered.

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BUMBLE BEE WATCH

May 5th, 2014 by
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Bumblebees are becoming scarce, but in order to help them, scientists need to know more about where they live.  If you see a Bumble Bee snap a photo of it, then visit bumblebeewatch.org and create a free account. Upload your video and click the map to log your bee sighting; the website will ask you questions to help identify your bee. The information you provide will help scientists in the Xerces Society, study the bee decline and enable them to better target areas for conservation efforts.

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JUNIOR NATURALIST PROGRAM GOING STRONG

January 2nd, 2014 by
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Too young to volunteer, but you still want to have fun in the great outdoors learning to be a naturalist?  Check out our new Junior Naturalist Program and earn your very own patch!  Booklets to get started are available for purchase in our Nature Center Gift Shop.  The program fee is just $5.00 and includes your patch upon completion of the program.  Great for youth five-years-old thru high school.

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Injured Wildlife?

March 23rd, 2012 by
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For help with injured wildlife – contact Freda Rice at 423-272-5535 or WynnWood Wildlife Rehabilitation at 423-474-6220.

If you cannot reach one of the above specialists, call Bays Mountain Park at 423-229-9447.

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