Cool off this summer by exploring the water with NBNC naturalist educators on Saturday mornings in July. We’ll travel up and down the shallow reaches of the North Branch River in search of aquatic critters like fish, mussels, insects, beavers, and maybe even otters and mink. We’ll use nets, jars, traps, and even snorkels to learn why the North Branch supports so much life, and what we can do to better care for our waterways and watersheds. A casual nature walk at the river! (Led by Ken Benton, NBNC Director of Education)
Who: Adults and families with kids ages 5 and up.
To bring: Swimsuits, footwear (no bare feet in the river), water, snacks, sunscreen, and walking sticks for wading in the river.
Terrain and distance: These outings will include 0.4 miles of flat grassy trails, and wading up to knee-deep over sand and small rocks in the slow, safe stretches of the North Branch river.
July 9, 16, 23, and 30
More info: https://northbranchnaturecenter.org/event/summer-saturday-river-walks/2022-07-09/
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