Beaver Lake Nature Center happenings

Nature On Wheels

From Sept. 18 to Oct. 16, Beaver Lake Nature Center will offer Nature on Wheels tours at 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays featuring the NOWmobile, an electric vehicle that connects visitors with mobility limitations to the fascinating natural areas of Beaver Lake. Each excursion is a ninety-minute tour through the center's diverse habitats. Accompanied by a naturalist, the NOWmobile will slowly travel the trails, stopping occasionally to take a close look at interesting features of nature. $2.50 per person; registration required.

Morgan Hill Day Hike

On Wednesday, Sept. 19, Beaver Lake Nature Center offers the opportunity to explore Morgan Hill with a naturalist. The North Country National Scenic Trail will bring the group on a hilly hike with ponds and forest groves. Participants should bring comfortable hiking boots and a bagged lunch to fully enjoy this day of hiking, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Beaver Lake Nature Center and returning by 3 p.m. $21 per person, includes transportation from Beaver Lake Nature Center to Morgan Hill and back; registration required.

An Evening of Wildlife Photography

At 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, Beaver Lake Nature Center welcomes visitors for an evening of enjoying the beautiful wildlife photography of local photographer Eric Dresser. For each of his photographs in the slideshow, Eric will illuminate the background for how he planned the shot and the techniques he used. An Evening of Wildlife Photography is $12 per person; registration required.

Trail Guide Volunteers Needed

Beaver Lake Nature Center is looking for individuals interested in sharing their love and knowledge of nature with the hundreds of children that come to Beaver Lake Nature Center each year for field trips. Volunteers who are 18 years or older, after attending a training course held at the nature center, will guide elementary level students along the trails of Beaver Lake. The next upcoming trail guide training workshop is Sept. 20 and 21. Interested individuals should call the nature center to sign up.

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