b'GNeNenaeturarelIEndfourcmataiotinonConcord Parks & Recreation is excited to partner with Living Water Nature Programs and Instructor Linden Rayton to offer a variety of nature-based programs for children and adults.Linden Rayton is a professional naturalist, educator and owner of Living Water Nature Programs, LLC. She has worked for various environmental organizations around New England, including NH Audubon and The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests. She has expertise in winter tracking, birdwatching, and kids-in-nature programs, but mostly she specializes in helping people of all ages have fun outdoors! Find her online or on Instagram @thefaithfulnaturalist.Trails & Ales- Ages21+Instructors:Linden RaytonCelebrate the return of evening daylight with a late winter session of Trails & Ales. Each night well meet at a different trail in Concord, hike for an hour, then head to our participating brewery for a special beverage. Ice spikes and stability aids (such as poles) recommended. Participants can register for the entire series or individual sessions. Participants are responsible for their own transportation to the trails and the brewery. When: Thursdays, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Price: $24 Resident, $34 Non-Resident Dates Location CodesMarch 7 Batchelder Mill Trails, featuring burbling streams600919-1and a beautiful old hemlock groveMarch 14 Carter Hill Orchard, featuring the incline of Carter600919-2Hill (this is your leg day)March 21 Broken Ground Trails, featuring a lively and lovely600919-3beaver pond*All Three Dates: 600919-4 - special pricing*Enjoy a discounted price if you register for all 3 dates: Price:$70 Resident, $90 Non-Resident Dates: 4/15 - 5/6 Concord Tiny Explorers: Animals of Spring - Ages2 -5 yrs. (younger siblings welcome) When: Mondays Instructor: Linden RaytonAges:2 - 5 yrs. ( younger siblingsBring your preschoolers to Winant Park for some springtime outdoor fun! We will welcome)have a special focus on animals we encounter in spring, such as frogs, salamanders, Time: 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.birds and fuzzy baby mammals. As we explore, well develop social and tactile skills Location: Winant Parkin the great outdoors through experiential learning. Class is for ages 2-5 (younger Price: $43 Residents, $53 Non-Res. siblings welcome). Code:300314-5 Earth Day Activity at White Park - All AgesDates: Monday, 4/22NEW!Instructor: Linden Rayton Time:1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Celebrate Earth Day at the Merrimack Lodge in White Park with a nature craft for Earthlings ofLocation: Merrimack Lodge at White Park all ages. Well also collect your best nature encounter story and add it to a pop-up Stories ofPrice: Free Community drop-in event forNew Hampshire Nature installation so we can appreciate and celebrate the diversity of planetall agesEarth. Birding Around Concord- Ages18+ yrs Dates: 4/29- 5/20 Instructor: Linden Rayton When: MondaysThis beginner-friendly birding program will take us to local birding sites around Concord whereTime: 7:30 - 9:00 a.m. well see fan favorites such as Great Blue Herons and Bald Eagles, plus migrating warblersLocation:Various locations (1st will working on their spring migration. Along the way, well also explore bird biology, behavior, andbe at Horseshoe Pond)tips for effective bird spotting. The first session will meet at Horseshoe Pond; all other locationsPrice: $57 Residents, $67 Non-Res.given after registration. Bring a set of non-pocket binoculars (two loaner pairs available). 6Code:600924-1 participants minimum.Spring 2024Page 13www.concordparksandrec.com'