Bear, King of the Forest
Saturay, September 17, 7-8 p.m. at the Peaks of Otter. Bear, King of the Forest. 8-9 p.m. - Sky Tour. Join Ranger Richard Nash as he examines the life of our eastern giant, the Black Bear. Learn about the interactions bears have with humans where their habitats meet. After the program, walk over to the Nature Center parking area at the foot of Sharp Top Mountain for a Sky Tour of the stars, planets, and constellations with Paul Derrick. Dr. Derrick is a member of the Central Texas Astronomical Society, an organization affiliated with the McDonald Observatory of the University of Texas. Two telescopes will be set up and several pairs of binoculars will be available. Each participant should bring a folding chair. Feel free to bring your own binoculars.