“Phantom of the Universe” Planetarium Theater Show
Journey with protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider, view up close the Big Bang and emergent universe; descend nearly a mile deep to an underground experiment in South Dakota all in the search of dark matter.
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3 days ago
A New Way to Mulch!
This weekend, one of the holiday chores is to mulch garden beds. Last year I began practicing natural mulch, a concept I learned at a workshop. Ground ivy is a low growing non-native in the mint family. I allow this plant to grow on the edges and the bumblebees love it! This cuts down on weeding and mulching. Native plants are able to out-compete the ground ivy. I do pull it away from plants that look like they need some help, usually non-natives. Round-leaved Ragwort is another great groundcover and blooming now. After flowering, cut it back and the leaves provide a thick, natural groundcover.
Thank you to everyone that purchase plants during the Native Plant Sale! It was a huge success and an important source of support for TWC during this difficult time. Lynda ... See MoreSee Less
4 days ago
School is out, and let’s face it, bedtime has been a bit of a moving target! So let's stay up and explore the night!
Join the us for a Facebook event with lots of fun nighttime activities. Make a planisphere and find constellations, meet and learn about nocturnal animals and insects, and share a bedtime story. This event will post on Facebook at 8:30pm on Friday night, May 29th. Staff will be answering questions and moderating comments live during this time.
A packet with coloring pages, planisphere and other information can be downloaded from the Education Resources page of our website beginning May 25. ... See MoreSee Less