What: The Naturalist's Notebook's Earth News, a free, be-a-reporter program for kids and teens that starts on July 20
When: Every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon
Where: The Naturalist's Notebook, 16 Main St., Seal Harbor, ME (207-801-2777)
Why: Because it's fun and a great way to learn how to think like a reporter, ask questions, write stories and do TV-style interviews with VIPs (Very Interesting People). And every week someone gets to be the Wacky Weatherperson.
Answer to the Last Puzzler:
Here was the challenge: Arrange eight eights so that when they’re added they equal 1,000. (For example, 8 + 888 + 88 + etc) The answer: 888 88 8 8 + 8 equals 1,000
Match the famous quote to the naturalist who said it:
a)“I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see.”
b) "In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks."
c) "The last word in ignorance is the man who says of an animal or plant: 'What good is it?' "
1) Aldo Leopold (1887-1948)
2) John Burroughs (1837-1921)
3) John Muir (1838-1914)