Wildlife Tracking at Beals Preserve – Saturday

by Beth Melo on September 21, 2017

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Above: The community is invited to learn about tracking wildlife this weekend (image posted to flickr by plantsforpermaculture)

Southborough Open Land Foundation is inviting the community to track wildlife at the Beals Preserve. The event is timed to be part of Saturday’s Hike Southborough Day.

The hike is taking place Saturday, September 23 from 9:30 – about 11:30 am.

Join naturalist Paul Wanta as we look for the tracks and signs of wildlife of Beals Preserve.

Paul Wanta tracking at Silver Lake in Grafton (image cropped from video by CentralMassNews)Paul Wanta, based in Wendell MA, has been a naturalist, teacher of wilderness skills, and tracker for over 30 years. He will help us learn more about the land, wildlife, and plants that inhabit Beals Preserve.

The program is free and open to all ages The program will be about 2 hours in length.

To join the guided walk, join them at the Kiosk by the Reservoir Channel. (Click here for the map. It doesn’t show the kiosk, but does show the main entrance at the Reservoir Channel.)

Also still at Beals Preserve is the Art on the Trails exhibit. That will be closing with a special poetry walk ceremony the next day. For more on that, click here.

For a reminder of other activities taking place during Hike Southborough Day, click here.

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