b'5 youth programs(up to 18)80Pre-registration at ashland.or.us/register required for all programs unless otherwise indicated 9t 1 EsionmmisscoTracks on the Trail Bear Creek Salmon FestivalHas a cougar been in your garden? Which way was thatJoin us at NMP for the annual Bear Creek Salmon Festival. jackrabbit headed? Is that a coyote or a dog track? TakeThis free, family event will feature interactive exhibits a walk through NMP to learn tricks to identifying animalcelebrating our local watershed and the return of the fall tracks and make a track cast to take home. Dress for thesalmon to Bear Creek. Participants will enjoy a variety of weather and bring a water bottle. Register at ashland.or.us/ fun, outdoor activities including, crafts, live music, the register or call the Nature Center at 541.488.6606. Salmon Spiral Labyrinth and a tasty food concession. To learn more visit BearCreekSalmonFestival.net or call the NMP WHO: Adults with children 10 and older interested in trackNature Center at 541.488.6606. identificationAGESAll ages are welcomeWHAT: Learn to identify the evidence of animals you mightDAYSaturdayfind in your own backyard DATE Oct 5 TIME 11 am-4 pmINSTRUCTOR: Linda Bailey is the owner of WoodsongPLACENMPNature SchoolLLC. She has more than 25 years experienceCOSTFREEin nature education.AGESAdults and kids 10 & up Fall in the Field: PondiversityDAYWednesdayDATE Oct 2Participants will learn about the source of Ashland Pond, TIME 4-5:30 pm explore the diversity of plants and animals there and PLACENMP Nature Center use a nature journal to map and describe what they find. COST$15 Families should come with a sense of adventure, bring their own water and be dressed for the weather. Porta potties will be on site. All program supplies will be provided. Register at ashland.or.us/register or call the Nature Center at Fall in the Field: All about Birds! 541.488.6606.Participants will use binoculars (provided) to observe andWHO: Families with children ages 6 & uprecord birds and their adaptations while on a scavenger hunt. Families will think about and discuss the importanceWHAT: Learn all about the diversity of life at Ashland Pond of birds and learn to care for local bird populations. Comewith hands-on activities for the whole familywith a sense of adventure and be dressed for the weather. Porta potties will be on site. All program supplies will beINSTRUCTOR: Instructors are graduate students in the provided.Register at ashland.or.us/register or call the NatureEnvironmental Education program at Southern Oregon Center at 541.488.6606. University.WHO: Families with children ages 6 & upWHAT: Learn all about birds at Ashland Pond with hands-on activities for the whole family INSTRUCTOR: Instructors are graduate students in the Environmental Education program at Southern Oregon University.AGESAdults with kids 6 & upDAYSaturdayDATE Oct 5TIME 9 am-noonPLACEMeet at the entrance to Ashland Pond,AGESAdults with kids 6 & upat the end of Glendower St.DAYSaturdayCOST$4DATE Oct 12TIME 9 am-noonPLACEMeet at the entrance to Ashland Pond, at the end of Glendower St. COST$4 AshlandParksandRec.org | Instagram or Facebook @AshlandParksandRec | ParksInfo@ashland.or.us 19'