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October  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.
10/14/2017 • 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.
10/21/2017 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Artifact Identification, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Area residents are invited to bring in artifacts that they´ve found in the area, to have them examined. In addition to determining the age of the artifact, where the artifact came from also can be estimated. Site staff can use the information to speak more about trade distribution routes of the early Native American Indians. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
10/28/2017 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Night Hike, Dusk (approximately 6:45 p.m.) Walk along the paths of Poverty Point at dusk to observe nature. Beyond the noises, animals will be discussed and hopefully viewed. Also, visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy an "owl prowl." The hike will conclude with "spider sniffing" and hot chocolate, s´mores and storytelling around a campfire. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.

November  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.
11/11/2017 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Prehistoric Acorn Cooking, 12:15 p.m. Acorns, which would have been an important part of the Native American diet at Poverty Point approximately 3,500 years ago, were as plentiful centuries ago as they are today. The ranger will explain how the acorns were processed to make them edible and show visitors how the acorns may have been cooked at the site. Curious guests are welcome to have a taste of the cooked acorn products after they are prepared. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
11/18/2017 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Ranger-Guided Hike, 9:30 a.m. Accompany the site 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.