Shelby Farms Park - Science on Saturdays: Food Chain Lesson, Owl Pellet Dissection, and Nature Walk

WHEN:  Saturday, October 12, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

REGION:  West Tennessee

WHERE: Shelby Farms Park - The program will meet at the Yurt which is a small building by the Woodland Discovery Playground. The Park’s educator will email directions to registered participants.

COST: $7 per person - At least one adult must attend and pay for the program to accompany their child(ren). This program is intended for families with children ages 6 and older. Advanced registration is required. Please visit for more information, or you may also email Christina Fortenberry ( for registration.

WHAT:  This program will include a lesson on food chains and food webs using hands-on animal artifacts. In addition, participants will dissect an owl pellet to determine what the owl ate. This program will end with a short nature walk on the Chickasaw Trail.