Nearer to Nature Walk: Squam Lakes Geology from Rattlesnake Mountain

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:30am

When: Thu, August 16, 9:00am – 11:30am

Where: Participants will meet at the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, 23 Science Center Rd, Holderness, NH 03245, USA, and carpool to Rattlesnake from there.

Registration: Program is free and open to the public! All participants must register for the program by calling the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center at 603-968-7194 x 7. Advance registration is required by noon the day before the program. If minimum enrollment is not met, programs may be cancelled. Walk-ins may be accommodated if space is available.

Ages: 15 & up.

Description: Uncover the geologic story of Squam Lakes from atop Rattlesnake Mountain with Naturalist Eric D’Aleo and Lakes Region Conservation Corps member Connor Piechota. Eric will help you discover the geologic forces that carved and shaped the Squam Lakes and how that past influences the current day ecology of the lake. On your walk back down the trail examine the natural and human forces which impact this heavily used trail managed by Squam Lakes Association. Connor will lead you in a project to help combat trail erosion. Meet at the Science Center to arrange carpooling. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.