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Animal Enrichment

Join us for a chance to see how we keep our animals enriched and engaged. Our farm staff will demonstrate a few of the ways that we use enrichment techniques to ensure that our animals are always happy and healthy. We’ll see how different items are used for animals including our cattle, pigs and otters. Discover how enrichment can benefit your pets at home, too! Limited to 15 participants ages 6 and up. Meets at the Heckscher WILD! porch. Members:…

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July 26, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Join us for a chance to see how we keep our animals enriched and engaged. Our farm staff will demonstrate a few of the ways that we use enrichment techniques to ensure that our animals are always happy and healthy. We’ll see how different items are used for animals including our cattle, pigs and otters. Discover how enrichment can benefit your pets at home, too! Limited to 15 participants ages 6 and up. Meets at the Heckscher WILD! porch.
Members: $10/participant
Non-Members: $12/participant
Ages 6+
Wednesday, July 26
3 – 4:30 pm
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