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Welcome, Baby Ratsnake!

Exciting news, from Murphys Point! “Mica” the Visitor Centre Ratsnake and “Lady Gray,” the female ratsnake who spends her summers at Charleston Lake Provincial Park, are parents! By association, Murphys Point staff are the guardians of little Baby Snake (better name … Continue reading

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Autumn is in the Air!

The air is a lot crisper and the flurry of summer activities is now over, but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to do at Murphys Point! The Friends still have a couple of Heritage Mica Days activities this fall, and … 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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