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Groundhog Walk Coming Sunday. Feb. 1

The York County Department of Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a Groundhog Hike at Nixon County Park from 2:30 p.m. until 4 p.m. on Sunday, February 1.

Participants will join Parks Naturalist Mary Ronan for an indoor/outdoor program on the lore and history of natural groundhog-546367 1280weather prediction techniques and the ecology of winter.

Come learn about the groundhog’s annual tradition of predicting six more weeks of winter or an early spring. Learn what the brown and black bands on the wooly bear caterpillar really tell you and more.

Be prepared to go outside to look for signs of spring. There is no fee for participation in this program and pre-registration is not required. For more information call Nixon County Park at (717) 428-1961.

For information on this and other programs, go to www.yorkcountyparks.org

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