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Trod the salt of the earth in Netarts Bay

Published on July 5, 2017 1:31PM

Walk along the salt marsh of Netarts Bay while learning about how plants survive in a salty world noon- 4 pm Sunday, July 16.

Join Friends of Netarts Bay – Watershed, Estuary, Beach, and Sea (WEBS) for a free guided tour along the salt marsh at the southern end of Netarts Bay. Learn about the plants and animals that live in this unique habitat and the importance of this environment from the forest to the water’s edge. Learn about how plants survive in a salty world and explore the succession of vegetation from the bay to the dunes.

The tour includes an easy to moderate walk through muddy areas and trails covered by brush. It is best suited for participates 12 years and older comfortable with walking in these environments. Participants should wear long pants and closed-toe shoes for this adventure.

This event is part of the Explore Nature series of hikes, walks, paddles and outdoor adventures. Explore Nature events are hosted by a consortium of volunteer community and nonprofit organizations, and are meaningful nature-based experiences highlight the unique beauty of Tillamook County and the work being done to preserve and conserve the area’s natural resources and natural resource-based economy.

If you go:

When: July 16, 2017 from 12pm to 4pm

Where: Netarts Bay area. Register for details.

Cost: There is no cost to attend this program. Tax-exempt donations

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