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Science on Saturday at Landmark Park
 
(DOTHAN) Each Saturday in the month of August at 10 a.m. we will be presenting fun and educational family programs for the general public. These programs will be presented in the auditorium of the Interpretive Center and are free with paid gate admission (adults, $4; kids, $3; members and children 2 and under, free). Space is limited so please call 334-794-3452 for reservations.  
 
Aug 2        Backyard Poultry
            Join the Samson FFA Poultry Team as the members share the benefits of raising your own chickens. The students will have tips and secrets to successfully raising chickens in your own backyard, including what kind of equipment you will need to safely raise your chickens from egg and chick to hen or rooster. The FFA members will have some of their own show chickens on display including Silkies, Brahmans, Cochins, Dominics and more. 
 
Aug 9        Dog Training Basics 
            Our four legged furry friends will be the star of this program as local canine specialist Renee Jones along with her canine teaching assistant show visitors the correct way to interact with dogs.  Park visitors will also learn training tips they can easily take home and use with their own family pets.
 
Aug 16         Beginning Bird Watching 
            Bird watching is a hugely popular hobby that can be done at exciting locations or in your own backyard. Join Frank and Shirley Farrell as they explain the basics of bird watching and give park visitors some helpful tips to make any bird watching adventure successful. They have been birding for about 20 years and are active members of the Alabama Ornithological Society. Don’t forget your binoculars.  
 
Aug 23        Middle School Robotics 
            7th and 8th grade students at Carver Magnet School are in a pre-engineering program called Project Lead the Way which introduces them to design and manufacturing, 3D skills, as well as aerospace and green engineering. Some of the projects they have worked on include testing cardboard blades for wind turbines and designing an innovated orchard bee home to help stressed honeybees. Join Carver Magnet School science teacher Steve Hudson as he presents information about this exciting program and the progress his students have made throughout the year. Students will also be on hand to demonstrate 3D software, explain the steps involved in designing the Orchard Bee homes and demonstrate various robotics builds.    
 
Aug 30        Geology 101    
            Have you ever wondered what a geologist does, where they go or what geology can tell us about our past? Join John Hawkins, from                 Auburn University as he discusses the many exciting aspects to being a geologist. John will talk about geology specific to                         Dothan and how the region came to be where it is today as well as share information about his geology travels to Norway, Antarctica and east Russia. 
 
Landmark Park is a 135-acre historical and natural science park located on U.S. Highway 431 North in Dothan, Ala. For more information, contact the park at 334-794-3452.
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