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June  2017

As Requested • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Become a Junior Ranger, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Participate in a number of programs at the site, and earn your Junior Ranger badge and certificate! Contact the site for your booklet to get started. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
6/3/2017 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - National Trails Day Hike/World Atlatl Day, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Visitors are invited to take part in a 10 a.m. ranger-led hike showcasing the mounds, earthworks, and nature found in the park. The event begins with an introductory video shown in the museum followed by an approximately 2-hour hike. Following the hike, stick around and learn about the ancient spear-throwing device known as the atlatl and take part in a 1 p.m. spear throwing competition. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
6/10/2017 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Ranger-Guided Hike, 10 a.m. Visitors are invited to accompany a ranger on a 2.6-mile hike around the prehistoric site. The ranger will discuss the earthworks, as well as other interesting things that might be seen along the way. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.

July  2017

As Requested • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Become a Junior Ranger, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Participate in a number of programs at the site, and earn your Junior Ranger badge and certificate! Contact the site for your booklet to get started. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
7/1/2017 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Prehistoric Pottery Making, 10 - 11:30 a.m. Attendees can try their hand at creating prehistoric-styled pottery items such as figurines, decorated clay objects, coiled clay pots, and clay pipes All materials will be provided; it is recommended that you wear clothing appropriate for clay-working. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
7/22/2017 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Earth Oven Demonstration, 11 a.m. Visitors will have a chance to observe how the prehistoric people used earth ovens cooking food. They also will learn about the different shapes of PPOs to regulate heat, among other interesting details connected to earth oven cooking. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.