Wednesday, 02 12, 2014
Geoff Roberts 1-800-858-1549, ext. 4498
There’s no better way to cure your family’s case of cabin fever than to attend the Salato Wildlife Education Center’s seasonal reopening in Frankfort on Saturday, March 1.
The Salato Center staff hopes that you’ll be feeling froggy because they’ll be unveiling a new Frogs and Toads of Kentucky exhibit sponsored by Touchstone Energy at 11 a.m.
Kids will be jumping at the chance to take part in a frog hop game. The entire family also will have a chance to get an up close and personal look at some of the center’s live animals during the meet a critter event from 11 a.m. to noon (Eastern time).
No registration is required and activities are included with general admission. For more information, contact the center at (502) 564-7863 or 1-800-858-1549.
The Salato Center is operated by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. The center is located off U.S. 60, approximately 1 ½ miles west of the U.S. 127 intersection at 1 Sportsman’s Lane. Look for the bronze deer statue at the entrance of the main Kentucky Fish and Wildlife campus.
Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Eastern) Tuesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Eastern) Saturday. Salato is closed on Sundays, Mondays and state holidays.
Admission is $4 for adults and $2 for youth 5 to 18. Children under 5 are admitted free. Annual memberships for individuals are available for $20 while annual family memberships can be purchased for $30.