From our fall 2015 Beaver Lake Nature Center photo contest.
Beaver Lake Nature Center is offering two breakfast canoe tours at 7:30 a.m. Saturdays, July 16 and Aug. 13. The Breakfast Canoe Tour offers participants the chance to paddle during the cool morning hours while observing wildlife on the shore and overhead. This naturalist-led tour will stop midway through for a campfire pancake breakfast on land before returning to the canoes to complete the tour. Adults $5; children $3 plus $10 for the canoe rental. Pre-registration is required.
Party at the Pond
The Wildlife Pond at Beaver Lake Nature Center is a favorite spot to look for frogs and other pond life. Party at the Pond at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 19 is a chance to explore this pond with a naturalist. Adults and children welcome. Pre-registration required. Free with nature center admission.
Beaver Lake Nature Center, an Onondaga County park, is located three miles west of Baldwinsville off of Route 370. For more information or to register, call the nature center at 638-2519 or visit OnondagaCountyParks.com.
Sarah Hall is the editor of the Eagle Star-Review and the Baldwinsville Messenger. The 2012 winner of the Syracuse Press Club's Selwyn Kershaw Professional Standards Award, she has been with Eagle Newspapers since 2006. She is a Liverpool native.