Guided nature tours through Strathcona Park will take hikers through Mount Washington’s subalpine lakes

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The approximately 10 kilometre round trip offers plenty of opportunity to enjoy the scenery and examine the ecosystems of subalpine lakes

The Strathcona Wilderness Institute is offering nature walks and hikes this weekend. This Saturday, the Comox Valley Naturalists will be meeting at 9:30 a.m. at the Wilderness Centre by Mount Washington’s Raven Lodge to walk up to Lady Lake.

The approximately 10 kilometre round trip offers plenty of opportunity to enjoy the scenery and examine the ecosystems of subalpine lakes.

Then, on Sunday, meet at the Wilderness Centre at 10 a.m. for a two to three hour walk around Paradise Meadows, guided by forester Fred Newhouse.

Newhouse will identify the trees commonly found in the subalpine areas of Strathcona Park.

For all walks, suggested donation for attendance is $5-$10. Contact strathconawilderness@gmail.com to register.

For more information about the Strathcona Wilderness Institute and to see more upcoming events visit, strathconapark.org.