Category Archives: flora and fauna

Super Kids In Parks Find Lots of Critters

What a gorgeous day for a pond study at Murphys Point! Several Super Kids In Parks, grown-ups and volunteers came out on Sunday, April 28 to muck about in ponds and along the shore of Loon Lake as part of … Continue reading

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And the Winning Name Is….

Well, folks, the results are in and the donations have been tallied.  The winning name of this season’s Name-the-Ratsnake contest is MICA!  A round of applause to all park visitors who donated!  Thanks to you, our 6.5 foot-long captive male … Continue reading

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It’s Not Too Late to Name our Snake!

You can still join the fun(draiser) and take part in the contest to name the captive Gray Ratsnake housed at the Visitor Centre at Murphys Point! This fellow has been educating and delighting park visitors for years, but he’s never been … Continue reading

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