Explore Colors in Nature at Adkins Arboretum’s Program for Families

Though its beauty and serenity inspire each person differently, Adkins Arboretum’s woods, wetlands, meadows and gardens appeal to all ages. The whole family is invited for Exploring Colors in Nature, Sun., Oct. 25 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The program will examine why leaves change color, how water affects the colors we see, how animals see color, and why flowers are so brightly hued. Fall is a terrific time for this exploration because of the changes in nature’s color palette. Plan on experiencing some magic; pack a lunch and dress for both indoor and outdoor activities.

Exploring Colors in Nature is part of the Arboretum’s Sense of Wonder Sundays series, fun-filled programs that kindle families’ interest in being outdoors together. Program fees are $5 per person for members, $7 per person for the general public. Pre-registration is required; call 410-634-2847, ext. 0 to register.

Adkins Arboretum is a 400-acre native garden and preserve at the headwaters of the Tuckahoe Creek in Caroline County. Open year round, the Arboretum offers educational programs for all ages about nature and gardening. Through its Campaign to Build a Green Legacy, the Arboretum will build a new LEED-certified Arboretum Center and entranceway to broaden educational offerings and research initiatives promoting best practices in conservation and land stewardship. For additional information about Arboretum programs, visit www.adkinsarboretum.org or call 410-634-2847, ext. 0.