Explore the Winooski Gorge

Explore the landscape of the Winooski Gorge Park including geology, plants and animals to the area’s land use and history Aug. 31, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Winooski Gorge Park, Lime Kiln Road, South Burlington.

The guided walk is led by Alicia Daniel, executive director of the Vermont Master Naturalist Program, and consulting geographer Jane Dorney. The park’s natural area features a limestone bluff cedar-pine forest, over 1,500 feet of shoreline along the Winooski River, and is one of the deepest gorges in Vermont. The forest provides habitat for over 20 bird species including the nuthatch, cardinal and black-capped chickadee. Other wildlife and plants include deer, beaver, buffalo berry and sweet fern. Free and open to the public. Meet at the parking lot for the Winooski Gorge Park on Lime Kiln Road.

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