Biologist Sandra Milligan explores the intertidal zone at the Willow Point Reef. The community is invited to join an intertidal walk along the reef this Saturday and on June 23.

Discover life along the Willow Point Reef in Campbell River

  • Jun. 8, 2017 10:00 a.m.

Learn about the Intertidal Zone with the Museum at Campbell River.

This month, learn more about the amazing diversity of sea life in the intertidal zone.

Pull on your gum boots and come out to explore Willow Point Reef with biologist Sandra Milligan and the Museum at Campbell River.

The walk will look closely at dozens of animals and algae, from crabs and chitons, to gastropods and nudibranchs. Put your observational skills to work to find all sorts of beautiful and unusual creatures, and learn about the amazing strategies that have developed to live in this challenging environment.

Registration is at the museum for the Intertidal Walks this Saturday, June 10 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Friday, June 23 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Participants need to be able to walk about 1 km, some of which is in ankle-deep water and on uneven surfaces.

To register, call the museum at Campbell River at 250-287-3103.

The cost is a family rate of $30 for a family of four (including grandparents, parents, caregivers, respite workers and kids). Adults are $15, children $7.50.

For more information, call the Museum at Campbell River at 250-287-3103 or visit, www.crmuseum.ca

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