Explore Your Watershed 2015

Walks and Talks in the Six Mile Creek Natural Area

Meet in the parking lot of the Mulholland Wildflower Preserve

Spring Wildflower Walk. Sunday, May 10. 1 pm. Led by Robert Wesley.

BIG TREES! Saturday, May 23. 9 – 11 am. Some of the largest local specimens of red and white oak, tulip poplar, and hemlock can be found in the city’s Natural Area surrounding Six Mile Creek.  Come see these large and interesting trees in the forest on the south side of the creek. Be prepared for some steep trails, just over two miles, lasting about two hours. Led by Joe McMahon.

Birds (and other beautiful flying things). Saturday, June 6.  8 – 11 am. Led by Meena Haribal. A fine birder and author of a field guide to damselflies and dragonflies of the region, Meena will lead a search for birds, butterflies and dragonflies of the Six Mile Creek Natural Area.
Don’t forget your  binoculars!

Ithaca’s Water Supply: Past, Present, and Future.  Saturday, July 11. 9 – 11 am. A walk along the woodland trails that parallel Six Mile Creek, the source of Ithaca’s drinking water, led by Watershed Coordinator Roxy Johnston. For details, contact Roxy: rjohnston@cityofithaca.org.