Saturday, May 20, 2017

Spring Flower Walk to Sunset Rock

Join Claudia and Conrad Vispo from the Hawthorne Valley Farmscape Ecology Program for a hike to Sunset Rock in Copake. This easy walk follows the Taconic Ridge Trail and takes you through oak forest, oak heath barrens, and along rock outcrops with a unique spring flora. Learn to recognize the common and not so common spring flowers along the way, hear about their ecology and lore, observe their insect visitors. Bring your lunch and eat it while enjoying a spectacular view across Columbia County from Sunset Rock!

All ages are welcome. The walk is free, but space is limited. Please register with Claudia Knab-Vispo (email hidden; JavaScript is required or 518-672-7994) to reserve your space and receive directions.