November 4, 2017
Patuxent River Park - Jug Bay Natural Area
16000 Croom Airport Road
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
301-627-6074; TTY 301-699-2544
Wild Rice has been restored to the marshes at Jug Bay! Is it will be a vital food resource for migrating birds, Sora rails, waterfowl and humans for generations to come. Participants will:
Investigating Wild Rice Workshop
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Part of STEAM Fest 2017 - Science
- Observe the rice kernels under the microscope
- Learn why it is considered a "perfect food"
- Participate in a food tasting! Try the wild rice cooked and explore the creatures that use the rice marshes to refuel and refresh on their long fall journeys.
Ages: 8 & up