Answered By: Jennifer Tchida, Information
Last Updated: Nov 02, 2018     Views: 8

In partnership with the Library of Virginia who collaborated with the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation and the Science Museum of Virginia, FCPL will begin loaning nature-themed backpacks. They can be checked out for two weeks and customers can place holds on them.

These packs are designed to help families, scout groups, homeschoolers and other groups explore nature and learn science concepts while visiting a Virginia State Park. They include:

  • A pass to any state park in Virginia
  • Pocket guides: Edible Wild Plants, Medicinal Plants, and Weather
  • Tarp and paracord
  • Leave No Trace cards
  • Port-a-bug field observation container
  • Dip net
  • Learn & Live outdoor skills card
  • And more items like star charts and activities guide