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August  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.
8/5/2017 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Hunter-Gatherer Plant Hike, 9:30 a.m. Get a look at some of the plants which would have been eaten and used by the ancient Native Americans as part of their "medicine cabinet" centuries ago. The hike will follow an introductory film in the museum. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
8/21/2017 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Eclipse Viewing, Noon - 3 p.m. Join the site staff for a viewing of the solar eclipse, which will see about 80% coverage in north Louisiana. Viewing glasses and viewing cards will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Groups are asked to contact the site in advance, to plan their attendance of this rare event! For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
8/26/2017 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Basket Weaving Workshop, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Participants, ages 13 and up, can come and learn the basics of basket weaving and even personalize their own basket. The workshop taught by local basket weaver Robert Odgen will take place in the Archaeology Lab. Preregistration is required, as only 15 spots are available. It is also recommended to bring a bag lunch and enjoy a picnic on the grounds. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.

September  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.
9/2/2017 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Atlatl Demonstration, 10 - 11:30 a.m. Visitors are invited to come out and see how the Poverty Point people would have used this weapon for hunting. The ranger also will go over some tips and techniques for using this valuable tool, and participants will have the opportunity to test out their abilities. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
9/3/2017 • 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.