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Environmental education for kids (on Tuesdays, starting June 3rd - go fishing!)

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The Land Trust of North Alabama is sponsoring “Tuesdays on the Trail” for children. The first event of the series is called “Fish Are Jumping at Harvest Square Preserve” and takes place on Tuesday, June 3rd at 5:30 p.m. It is free, and the purpose is to: “try your hand at a simple way to catch fish” by either using supplied cane poles or your own.

This event takes place at the Harvest Square Preserve, which “features two ponds (16.5 acres) and 2.3 miles of flat trails for hiking, biking, and running.” There are two "ponds" at Harvest Square that are part of the Tennessee River Watershed. According to printed information on the Preserve, the Tennessee River is home to 178 documented species of fish.

More information about upcoming Tuesday events can be found at landtrustnal.org/tuesdays-trail-events/.

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WHAT: Tuesdays on the Trail - "Fish Are Jumping at Harvest Square Preserve"

WHO: The June 3rd event is suitable for ages 6-11 with an accompanying adult.

WHY: You’re curious about nature and have a nature lover or budding environmental scientist in the family.

WHEN: Tuesday, June 3rd, 5:30 p.m. Canceled for rain.

WHERE: Huntsville, AL. East of the Publix at the corner of 5851 Hwy 53 (Jordan Lane) and Jeff Road.

HOW: Free to the public, but reservations are required and can be made by calling 256.534.5263.

FOR MORE INFO: Visit Land Trust of North Alabama online, on Facebook, and on Twitter.

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