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The Rocks Nature Preserve Celebration

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The Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association (ECWA) is happy to invite you to the celebration of ECWA's newest nature preserve, The Rocks! The Rocks Nature Preserve is a 2-acre preserve which opened in the fall of 2016. It protects one of the prettiest parts of Ellerbe Creek and supports a wide variety of local wildlife.

Celebrate with us on Sunday, April 2nd from 1-4pm! This is a free, family friendly event. Experts will guide us through several different programs. Join us for one program or stay for the whole afternoon!

Schedule:

  • 1:00 - General information
  • 1:15 - Tour of The Rocks and its importance for the land
  • 2:00 - History of The Rocks
  • 2:15 - Tour of the creek and how The Rocks protects it
  • 3:00 - ~1 mile hike along the future West Ellerbe Creek Trail
  • 3:00 - Stay behind and talk with ECWA staff and volunteers, enjoy the new preserve, and take part in kid-friendly activities!

The Rocks Nature Preserve is located near Broad St and Stadium Dr.

Parking is available at the Central Professional Park, located at 2609 N Duke St near Stadium Dr. Signs will guide you! Google Maps Directions.

Let your friends know you are going on Facebook.

Questions? Contact Chris Sajdak
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