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The Weather is Frightful – Native Wildlife Event

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Saturday, January 20, 2024
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Lakeside Nature Center in Swope Park, 4701 E. Gregory Blvd.


Join us for a native wildlife event focusing on the different methods wildlife uses to survive frightful weather. Some animals deal with extreme temperatures by using migration, others will use hibernation or brumation and some will simply endure the temperatures.

There will also be arts and crafts activities and display tables.

Presentations/Animal Encounters:

  • 10:30 am – Education Animals Presentation. Meet Wilma, box turtle (brumation) and a snake (hibernation).
  • 11:30 am – Presentation. Temperature Talk. Learn how animals deal with extreme temperatures from hot to cold – migration, hibernation/brumation, enduring, and sometimes having fun.
  • 12:30 pm – Raptor Ambassador Presentation. Meet Sam, turkey vulture (migration).


January 20
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Event Category:
Lakeside Nature Center


Lakeside Nature Center
4701 E. Gregory Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64132
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