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Summer Saturday River Walks (Family Friendly!)

July 16 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Saturday, repeating until July 30, 2022

July 9, 16, 23, and 30
10:30 – noon | Free
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 0.5 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.
Cancelled in the event of heavy rains– keep an eye on our homepage for notifications.


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)


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Date:
July 16
Time:
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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Venue

North Branch Nature Center
713 Elm Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602