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February  2020

2/1/2020 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Prehistoric Pottery, 10:30 a.m. - Noon A ranger-led demonstration of crafting prehistoric-styled pottery similar to the pieces which the Native Americans fashioned more than 3,500 years ago. Attendees can try their hand at creating items such as figurines, decorated artistic objects and coiled clay pots inspired by those that have been excavated from the site. All of the clay and other materials 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.
2/29/2020 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Earth Oven Demonstration, 11 a.m. Visitors can experience a prehistoric cooking demonstration, featuring the earth oven method of cooking. The program offers a unique look at prehistoric cooking with an earth oven, showing how the Poverty Point people, more than 3,000 years ago, used earthen cooking balls and specially dug pits to cook their food. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.

March  2020

3/7/2020 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Morning Hike, 10 a.m. A ranger-led hike showcasing the mounds, earthworks, and nature found in the park. Participants will meet in the museum at 10 a.m. for an introductory video; the hike can take up to two hours to complete, depending on the pace of the group. Weather permitting. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
3/28/2020 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Night Hike, 7:30 p.m. Enjoy a nature-based night hike which includes identifying the various animal furs in the museum, followed by an owl prowl. The program will end with spider sniffing and animal related stories. Registration is limited to 50 participants; guests are encouraged register early with number in party. Participants are encouraged to bring their own flashlights as park supply is limited. Appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes should be worn. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.