There’s plenty left to discover w/ The Gallatin Valley Land Trust
The Gallatin Valley Land Trust (GVLT) continues to present its 2019 Discovery Walks, a trail exploration series, through the end of June. Join GVLT volunteers to walk, talk, and explore on the trails while meeting locals and learning something new along the way. These one-hour, guided, educational walks are totally FREE and open to the public. Volunteers and local experts will be hosting short talks and activities during the walks. Here’s a look at some of the upcoming outings.
Montana Outdoor Science School (MOSS) presents a Sensational Senses Kids Walk on Monday, June 10th. Notice anything funny about this trail? Put your senses to the test on an unnatural trail, enjoy a familiar place from a new perspective, and discover where to search for unique and exciting treasures! This walk meets at the picnic area on the south side of Bozeman Pond Park at 9:30am.
Explore the Physical Geography of the Gallatin Valley on Wednesday, June 12th. Bill Locke will help you see the Valley landscape through a new lens as he shares his knowledge of the geography and geology of the region. This walk meets at the base of Peets Hill at 5:30pm.
Walk with a Health Provider on Thursday, June 13th. Take a walk for your health! Join a provider from Bozeman Health for a conversation about how to lead an outdoor healthy life. This walk meets at the base of Peets Hill at 5:30pm.
MOSS returns on Friday, June 14th with a Summer Survival Kids Walk. Prepare for a great adventure by learning compass basics, survival necessities, and preparation skills to stay safe and have fun all summer long! This walk meets at Glen Lake Rotary Park (formerly the E Gallatin Rec area), near the picnic tables by the bathrooms, at 9:30am.
Finally, In Focus Astronomy hosts a Constellation Night Walk on Saturday, June 15th. Join Space Naturalists for a space-themed night hike! Learn about the constellations, their mythology, and the story of how their stars formed in space. A short stargazing session with a telescope will follow. Please bring your own headlamp, preferably with a red light setting to preserve night vision. This walk meet at the base of Peets Hill at 9:30pm.
Discovery Walks do not require an RSVP, but please arrive a few minutes early to join the groups. Dogs are not allowed on walks for safety reasons. A full schedule may be found at www.gvlt.org/events/discovery-walks. Meeting locations and complete descriptions are also located on the website. •