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Spring Hike!
Spring Hike!

Mon, Apr 15

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Mount Warner

Spring Hike!

Join us for a family-friendly, all-abilities spring hike on Mount Warner with Adventure East! A beginner-level guided hike with a skilled naturalist. Transportation from UMass is provided!

Time & Location

Apr 15, 2024, 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Mount Warner, Mt Warner, Hadley, MA 01035, USA

Guests

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Rising spring temperatures and thawing rains are the primordial signals to dormant life to awaken. These waters

from the winter melt and spring rain congregate in low areas known as vernal pools and provide an important habitat for these awakening creatures. Join a naturalist on this two-hour walk in the woods as we explore the vernal pools of Mt. Warner. Learn about this unique habitat and how salamanders, fairy shrimp, and wood frogs have adapted to survive from one season to the next. The area supports several large vernal pools that are perfect for explorations just like this one. You won't want to miss out on this one-of-a-kind experience.

Age Level: All

Skill Level: Beginner hiker

Fitness Level: All

What’s Included:

- Guided hike with a naturalist

- Nets to capture – and release! – samples for up-close observation

What to Bring:

- Layers appropriate to the temperatures

- Waterproof boots/shoes that can get wet

- Plenty of drinking water

Transportation from UMass is provided!

Pickup at 10:30am, Haigis Mall

Dropoff at 1:30pm, Haigis Mall

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