March 2, 16, & 30, April 6 & 20, May 4 & 18, 1-3 pm
Experience the seasonal changes and unique ecology of Southwest Michigan via different trails with KNC Conservation Educator, Kyra Blum. We’ll take trails at a leisurely pace to encourage discovery and conversation.
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March 2, 16, 30 we’ll walk a small part of the Beech Maple Trail to the Fern Valley Trail and the Sugar Shack for these maple sugaring-themed hikes to celebrate Maple Sugar Festival.
April 6 we will walk the Beech Maple Trail to check for spring ephemerals. April 20 we will be going around the Habitat Haven Trail to find emerging invasive plant species.
May 4 brings us back to the Habitat Haven Trail to assess how quickly those invasive plants have grown. May 18 we will travel along the Beech Maple Trail to compare and contrast what kind of spring ephemerals we see this time around vs earlier in the season.