Poverty Point World Heritage Site

January  2018

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.
1/6/2018 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Primitive Fire Starting, 11 a.m. Without electricity, the ability to start fires from scratch would have been an essential part of everyday life at Poverty Point and elsewhere throughout human history. Watch as the ranger demonstrates how ancient people created fires using both a bow drill and a pump drill to heat and sustain themselves. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
1/20/2018 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Atlatl Competition, 10 a.m. Guests are invited to come and enjoy some friendly atlatl competition, and experience first hand, the way prehistoric people hunted. There will be two events of competition, distance and accuracy. The winner of each event will receive a prize. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.

February  2018

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.
2/24/2018 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Prehistoric Pottery Making, 10:30 a.m. - noon. Attendees can try their hand at creating items figurines, decorated artistic objects, coiled clay pots, and clay pipes inspired by those that have been excavated from the site. All of the clay and other materials needed for making this primitive pottery will be provided. It is recommended to wear or bring appropriate clothes for working with potentially messy clay. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
2/24/2018 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Tool Demonstration, 1 - 4 p.m. Come and watch the rangers demonstrate the tools used by early inhabitants to build, hunt and create other articles used in their culture. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.

March  2018

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.
3/24/2018 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Morning Hike, 10 a.m. Take part in a ranger-led hike showcasing the mounds, earthworks, and nature found in the park. The hike will follow an introductory video; and can take up to two hours, depending on the pace of the group. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.

April  2018

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.