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Kids turn out for frog presentation at Ironwood Carnegie Library

 

June 26, 2018

Larry Holcombe/Daily Globe

Bart Kortarba, director of education at the Northwoods Wildlife Center in Minocqua, Wis., holds a broad-winged hawk as he talks with a group of children in the lawn of the Ironwood Carnegie Library Monday afternoon.

By LARRY HOLCOMBE

lholcombe@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD - A couple dozen children and half again as many parents and care givers gathered in the lawn of the Ironwood Carnegie Library Monday afternoon to learn about nature.

Enter Bart Kotarba, director of education at the Northwoods Wildlife Center in Minocqua, Wis. He talked to the kids about frogs - their habits, their diet, their lifecycle and needed ecosystem.

He also played recordings of frogs and had the kids create their own chorus of frogs.

Kotarba then talked about frogs' predators, including the broad-winged hawk. He quietly remov...



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