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“Leaf Trails”, Second Sunday Nature Walk – Ouabache Trails Park

November 14, 2021 @ 2:00 pm 5:00 pm

There should be plenty of leaves fallen to the ground by this time. We will be collecting various leaves from the ground and observing them in two different ways. Artistically, we’ll be creating color palettes with the different leaves we find. Biologically, we will look for different signs on the leaves that tell what happened to them during the summer: are there holes, or squiggles, or ragged edges? Are there any leaf margins pulled over and glued together? Are there any galls on the leaves? We may even make a leaf trail for others to find.

*All walks occur on the second Sunday of each month, starting at 2:00 pm Eastern, and proceed in rain, snow, or shine (but not in severe weather!) The meeting places change according to what trails will be used that day. The walks are free of charge and there is no registration required. All ages are welcome and families are encouraged to attend. Please be aware that some walks involve steep slopes or wet places, and dress accordingly. Trails vary from easy to moderate to rugged; the description of each walk includes the conditions. Most walks last about 1 – 1.5 hours, but can be longer. Each walk is announced via local media.

*The Second Sunday Nature Walks are provided by Independent Naturalist Terri Talarek King. Any questions can be emailed to her at leapingfrog55@yahoo.com, or a voice message (no text) can be left at 812-881-8987. Interested persons are encouraged to join the Facebook page, “The Nature of Knox County, Indiana”.

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