Wetland Wonders: A Look Into the Wetlands of the Squam Watershed

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: Meet at the Squam Lakes Association headquarters, located at 534 US Rt. 3 in Holderness. Click Here for a Google Map. From there we will go to Chamberlain Reynolds Memorial Forest.

Registration: Registration is required. Space is limited to 12 people. Click here to register for this program.

This Week's Program:

Join on a hike through Chamberlain Reynolds as we discuss and identify wetlands and the organisms that inhabit them. We will start with a discussion on the different types of wetlands, and the types of plants and animals expected to be found within them. Participants will have the chance to view and explore the various habitats found along our hike. Participants should bring plenty of water, sunscreen, and bug spray.

Audience:

All ages encouraged to attend!

What to Bring: 

Participants should bring plenty of water, sunscreen, and bug spray.

This Week's LRCC Guide: 

Hi, my name is Kimberly Appleby and I am originally from Deland, Florida. I graduated from the University of North Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Biology and a minor in Environmental Studies.  I am interested in studying ecology to help minimize human impact to natural ecosystems. I enjoy kayaking, photography, and being around animals.

SLA's Adventure Ecology Trips:

Throughout the year, the Squam Lakes Association offers free programs open to the public on a variety of nature and conservation related topics. The Adventure Ecology programs are presented by the Lakes Region Conservation Corps members who spend their year on Squam performing important conservation work in support of the Association's mission. For more information about the SLA's educational programs please click here or call our office at (603) 968-7336.

Lakes Region Conservation Corps

The Lakes Region Conservation Corps (LRCC) is an AmeriCorps service program that develops skills and experiences for conservation professionals. LRCC members are the driving force behind the Squam Lakes Association’s conservation efforts. The program provides hands-on conservation work experience and numerous certifications over a broad range of areas, which ensures that LRCC members are capable of independently approaching a variety of tasks in the environmental conservation field. Members remove invasive species from the Squam watershed, manage and act as caretakers at our backcountry campsites, maintain the SLA’s 50+ miles of trails, educate the public on local and regional conservation initiatives, spearhead reports on conservation efforts, lead SLA volunteer crews and ensure the daily functioning of the Squam Lakes Association’s programs. Click here to learn more about the program.

 

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