GAMBIER — Where else can you dissect owl pellets and eat bugs?

Despite the cool weather on Saturday, Earth Day at the Brown Family Environmental Center was a little wild and a little crowded.

Live music was performed throughout the day and a food truck, Trucking Delicious, was on site. There was Native American storytelling, animal olympics, and tadpole catching.

One highlight of the Earth Day event was the owl pellet station. Attendees were able to dissect owl pellets. Fletcher and Penelope Karas of Mount Vernon were at the station, and with his mom’s help, Fletcher found a skull.

The Knox County Health Department was helping children plant seeds and SPI had hands-on activities. Also with displays were Knox County Parks, Knox County Recycling and Litter Prevention, Knox Head Start and the City of Mount Vernon.

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Bethany Flanagan: 740-397-5333 or and on Twitter, @mountvernonnews




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