Monday, February 1, 2010

"Natural Leaders: Presidents and Nature" commemorates Presidents' Day on February 15

The Delaware Museum of Natural History

This family-friendly event features hands-on activities and crafts about presidents' roles in environmental preservation:

* Live peacock and information about decorative plumage policy
* Scavenger hunt about Thomas Jefferson's Lewis and Clark Expedition
* Matching game on Theodore Roosevelt's empire of national forests
* Live ducks and real duck stamps
* Endangered species exhibit

Natural Leaders: Presidents and Nature

Delaware Museum of Natural History, 4840 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807

Monday, February 15, 2010

9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

$7 for adults, $5 for children (3-17)
$6 for seniors, free for children 2 and younger.
Free for museum members.

(302) 658-9111

About the Delaware Museum of Natural History
As the only natural history museum in Delaware, DMNH opened its doors in 1972 to excite and inform people about the natural world through exploration and discovery. The museum has the state's only permanent dinosaur display, surrounded by exhibits of mammals, shells, and other specimens from around the world. DMNH houses world-renowned scientific collections of mollusks and birds, including the second-largest collection of birds' eggs in North America.

The Delaware Museum of Natural History is located five miles northwest of downtown Wilmington and three miles from the Pennsylvania border:
4840 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Wilmington, Delaware, 1980