Take a hike through Stimpson Nature Reserve, home to some of the oldest trees in Bellingham. We will pause to admire huge Douglas-firs, identify plants and animals we encounter on the trail, look for mushrooms, and see what makes old forests unique. Along the way we we’ll practice nature observation skills and talk about how to take action on local environmental issues.
When: Sunday, November 24th, 11:00am – 4:00pm*
Location: Meet at the Stimpson Family Nature Reserve trailhead (a 15 minute drive from WWU, also easily accessible via the 512 bus).
What to bring: Lunch, a full water bottle, and clothing to keep you dry in case of rain. Sturdy shoes recommended.
Difficulty level: Fairly easy
Suggested donation: $10. Register
*End times are approximate. While we’ll do our best to get back to the trip’s starting point by the advertised end time, we suggest not making plans that depend on finishing right on time. Some trips may also conclude slightly earlier than the advertised time.