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Guided Late Fall Hike – How Nature Prepares for Winter
24 October 2020-- 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Blomidon Naturalists Society is hosting a group hike to explore a beautiful trail in Wolfville. We will discuss and learn about the various ways nature prepares for winter.
When: Saturday October 24th 10:00am – 12:00 pm AND 1:00pm – 3:00pm (Rain date Sunday, October 25th)
What: During this two hour fieldtrip along the Wolfville Millennium Trail we will explore how and why the leaves of deciduous trees change colour in the fall and drop to the ground, why some birds migrate south while others stay around during the winter, why chipmunks are not seen during winter while voles and shrews remain active, the strategies of various flowering plants to survive winter and much more!
Where: We will meet by the tourist bureau on Willow Ave in Wolfville.
There will be two identical hikes to allow more participants while adhering to COVID-19 safety precautions. Everyone must PRE-REGISTER before the hike as we have limited the number of attendees. Please follow the links below to fill out a registration form, according to which time slot you would like to attend:
NOTE: bring water, warm layers and appropriate shoes.
This event will adhere to current COVID-19 guidelines. We ask that all participants please wear a mask unless you have a medical reason.