Mill Creek Park hosts dragonfly hunt

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Neighbors | Jessica Harker .Along with photos of dragonflies, tidbits of information about the insects were found around the Ford Nature Center during the Ford Dragonfly Hunt on July 3.

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Neighbors | Jessica Harker .Twenty photos of dragonflies and information about the insects were hidden around the Ford Nature Center for the Dragonfly Scavenger Hunt on July 3.

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Neighbors | Jessica Harker .Photos of dragonflies were hidden around the Ford Nature Center the first week of July for children to find to win small prizes.

By JESSICA HARKER

jharker@vindy.com

The Mill Creek Metro Park hosted a Dragonfly Hunt event out of the Ford Nature Center the first week of July.

Children were able to walk through the center, locating the 20 photos of the insect hidden within the complex.

Along with the photos were facts about them, with the goal of being both fun and educational.

If children were able to locate all 20 pictures they were able to get a small prize, including pencils or pieces of candy.

After the hunt, the park encouraged families to take a hike outside, searching for real dragonflies.

The Ford Nature Center will host the next scavenger hunt starting on Aug. 6, posting photos of butterflies throughout the complex.

For more information on the event or other upcoming park events, go to www.millcreekmetroparks.org.

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