Outdoors Briefs

Youth and family activities

Calling all kids to explore the world of plants

Kids are invited to learn about the complex lives of plants at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, in the Storytime Room of the Jackson County Public Library in Sylva. 

Emily of the Balsam Mountain Trust will teach kids about botany in this program that’s part of the ecoEXPLORE initiative from the N.C. Arboretum in Asheville. ecoEXPLORE is designed to help kids learn about the region’s diverse ecosystem and become citizen scientists. 

The event is free and co-sponsored by Friends of the Jackson County Public Library. For more information, contact 828.586.2016.

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