Photo by Sue WatsonElizabeth Sherman, chaperoning a group of Oxford Elementary School students, gets to release a hummingbird.
Photos by Sue WatsonHorton, a four-pound, great-horned owl, is the center of attention at the Mississippi Wildlife Rescue group. Kate Friedman, a former employee with Strawberry Plains Audubon, now works with “Memphis Kids in Nature,” a non-profit.
Sophia, Rose, Josiah and Isabella Fleer look at the metamorphosis of a monarch. This stage is the chrysalis. The children are homeschooled.
Nancy Tharp, and Jennifer and Paul Lasky, learn about animals from Jackie Henne-Kerr, outreach educator with the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science.
Holly Springs’ largest tourist attraction, the Hummingbird Migration & Nature Celebration at Strawberry Plains Audubon Center, was a resounding success this year, according