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THE ASTORIAN • SATuRdAy, July 27, 2019
Photos by Hailey Hoffman/The Astorian
Teacher Emily Townsend, left, helps Cora Evenson, 9, center, and Josie Egan, 8, identify the bones in an owl pellet they dissected. Campers matched their bones with diagrams on a
sheet with drawings of rodent, shrew, mole and bird bones.
EXPLORE NORTH COAST
By HAILEY HOFFMAN
or the first time, the Wildlife Center of the
North Coast hosted the Junior Naturalists Sum-
mer Camp for entering third- and fourth-graders
from July 22-26. Campers learned about native animal
species and plants, took nature walks to explore the local
environment and toured the animal recovery facility.
Finn Vaughn-Hume, 8, searches for a robin that crossed the path
seconds before while on a nature walk.
Noah Welch, 8, and Kyler Rodriguez, 8, search the fields for any signs of wildlife.
Cora Evenson, 9, sketches flowers in her nature notebook.
Wearing safety glasses and extra-small latex gloves, Josaphine
Byrne, 9, left, and Mai Linh Quang, 8, separate bones from other
owl pellet debris.
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Kyler Rodriguez, 8, runs to safety during a complex game of tag where students were squirrels, predators