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Join us for Project CATCH

Posted on 6/2/2014 by Paige Donham

Join us for Project CATCH

Join us for Project CATCH at Tanglewood Park, Wednesday, July 23, 2014 from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm at Shelter #3, (Skilpot Lake), 4061 Clemmons Road, Clemmons, NC 27012.

CATCH (Caring for Aquatics Through Conservation Habits) is an environmental education program developed by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. Adults working with youth ages 8–15 learn how to present activities on topics such as identification of North Carolina fish species, fish adaptations and biology, habitat requirements, fishing skills, water safety and conservation ethics.

The program is open to all interested adult educators including schoolteachers; park, nature center and camp personnel; and scout leaders.

Participants will receive a copy of the CATCH student workbook and other instructional materials. All participants qualify for CEU and EEC credits.*

Cost: Workshop and all associated materials are free. ($2.00 per car gate fee applies.)

Preregistration is required. Contact Phyllis Smith at 336-703-6439 or smithpb@forsyth.cc

The abovementioned event and organization are not affiliated with Forsyth County in any way. It is a separate and independent organization, which is responsible for and manages its own activities and affairs. This event is a contractual agreement between the organization and Forsyth County.


General Park Information

  • Pets must be under control of their owner and kept on a leash no longer than six feet at all times. All pets must have current inoculations for rabies. Pets must be kept and never left unattended. Pet owners are responsible for their pets using the designated waste area and cleaning up after their pets at the designated area.
  • Golf, Horse Stables, Hiking Trails and Accommodations are available year-around.
  • Gardens are open year-around. Blooming seasons vary.
  • Tennis activities are available from April to November.
  • Water activities can be enjoyed from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
  • Entrance Fee:
    • $8.00 - Passenger Vans and Buses
    • $2.00 - All other vehicles
    Annual passes can be purchased at the Welcome Center for $50.00 for passenger vans and buses and $25.00 for all other vehicles. Entrance fees and annual passes do not include admission to special events.