Beaver Brook events

Beaver Brook Nature Center, 117 Ridge Road, will offer the following programs this spring. For information or to register, call 465-7787 or visit www.beaverbrook.org.

Guided Wildflower Walks

Wednesdays through June 21, 10 a.m.-noon, at Beaver Brook and other area trails.

The traditional Wednesday Wildflower walks lead you through the trails of Beaver Brook in search of each week’s blooming wildflowers. Join the knowledgable BBA instructor Rivka Schwartz on these walks. Call or check location on website each week to make sure you are at the right trailhead. $5 per person/ Free to BBA members. Register at https://campscui.active.com/orgs/BeaverBrook

Association.

Wildlflower Bloom Book of Beaver Brook by Joan Bonnette available for sale $10.

Guided Hike at Mine’s Falls

May 20, 9-11:30 a.m. Meet at parking lot on Whipple St., Nashua opposite the UPS facility.

Join naturalist Bruce Lund for a walk in the 325 acre Mine Falls Park – Nashua’s natural “Crown Jewel” park. This being the height of spring, we’ll look for spring wildflowers and nesting birds as we walk easy foot trails around an oxbow lake and its marshes, along the man-dug Nashua Power Canal, and over forested paths on the bank of the Nashua River. Regular walking footwear is all that’s needed – binoculars and cameras are welcome.

Aromatic Herbs

June 4, 1-3 p.m. at Beaver Brook Nature Center.

Go on a treasure hunt to find scented herbs, trees and bushes in the fields, forest and garden that can be used as food and medicine. We’ll enjoy their tastes and smells, make an herbal soda, a toothbrush and herbal, honey candy then end with a game to challenge your senses. Play a blindfold game to try to recognize plants by scent! Register online at www.beaverbrook.org. $10 per person/ $25 family max.

– Submitted by Beaver Brook Association

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