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Hiking in the Prairie Smoke School Nature Area
July 20, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am$5
Location: At the end of 11t Street (north) in Granite Falls
Skill level: Basic
Trip leader: Matt Kubly
CURE Member Fee: FREE (registration is open)
Non-CURE Member Fee: $5 for adults and kids are free with an adult
What participants should expect: As a Minnesota Master Naturalist, Matt will lead the walk through the Prairie Smoke School Nature Trail and assist participants in identifying a variety of plant life and invasive species. This area is owned by the Yellow Medicine East School District and acquired in the early 1970’s. Through a grant in the 1990’s the nature area was developed and is still used today for biking and school activities. There are no restrooms at this location.
Where to meet: At Winter Park in the 700 block of 11th Street in Granite Falls at 9am at the shelter at Winter Park (700 block of 11th Street) and participants will walk three blocks to the trail head.
What to bring: Please wear long pants, hat, sturdy walking shoes/boots, sunscreen, bug spray, water bottle and a camera if you would like.