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John P. & Jane L. Wedick Nature Reserve Nature Walk

Did you join us on this hike and are looking for the pamphlet you were handed out or links to some more resources about the geologic history of the area? Take a look below and click for more info!

"The Geology of New Hampshire's White Mountains"

North American Glacial Varve Project:

Trip report that covered hike area and surrounding area from 2002.

Hike the John P. and Jean L. Wedick Natural Reserve with us and enjoy this privately owned peice of conserved land being open to the public for this hike only. The 120-acre property is unusually diverse. Most prominently, it lies at the bottom of an ancient glacial lake and offers unmistakeable evidence of our region’s geological past, with layers of sand and gravel (varves). Join us on Wednesday August 30th to learn more about the areas geologic history!

The summer nature walks are open to hikers of all ages and abilities, this walk is relatively flat and will be at a slow to moderate pace. To keep the experience great for everyone we are only able to take 12 participants on this hike, please make sure to pre-register by August 29. If there is enough interest we may have the opportunity to add another trip to this property so don't hesitate to let us know if you're interested.  As always kids are encouraged to come along and dogs are always welcome! 

What:    The 5th of ACT's 5 Summer Hikes Series!
When:  Wednesday, August 30th 2017
What Time:    3 - 6 p.m.
What to Wear: Comfortable clothing for being active outdoors, boots or sneakers you don't mind getting muddy, and a hat.
What to Bring: Binoculars, camera, bug dope, snacks, and plenty of water.
Free!     $5 donations welcomed and gladly accepted.
Where: Park at the ACT office parking lot at 729 Main Street, Franconia (Plain Kate's), and we will carpool to the trailhead.

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Earlier Event: August 20
Community Harvest Potluck
Later Event: September 8
Friday Night Partner Pizza!