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Witness the wonders of this great land! Walk with an experienced naturalist through a wild forest along a winding stream. Discover signs of beaver, moose, and bear. Identify and learn about uses of flowers and plants. Investigate the powerful forces that have shaped magnificent mountains and volcanoes. Become acquainted with human players in the cultural story of the region and gain an appreciation of the extraordinary gem that is Copper River Country.
     

Talk and Walk is offered primarily during the summer months as a 3-hour program, but special scheduling may be arranged on request. Please make reservations in advance.
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Rates:
$75 (USD) for adults
$36 for children (4 to 12 years old)
No charge for children under 4

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For reservations and inquiries, contact
Wellwood Center:
HC 60 Box 227
Copper Center, AK 99573
(907) 822-3418

or send email to Wellwood Center
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Children must be accompanied by
responsible adults.
Minimum participants: 2 adults.

 

Each Talk and Walk is unique, but will feature many of the following:
• easy walk through a natural and scenic woodland
• visit to a rustic wall tent for part of the program
• geologic perspective on the origins and current forces
x shaping the dramatic features of Alaska's Copper River Basin
• investigation of unusual characteristics of Alaska's subarctic
x ecosystem and how these affect the creatures that live here
• the important role of salmon to life in the Copper River Valley
• observation and identification of wildflowers, especially those
x currently in bloom
• observation of animal signs and traces in the natural environment
• animal, plant, and geologic specimens for hands-on inspection
• features and importance of ancient Lake Ahtna
• cultural, historic, and environmental perspectives on human
x habitation in the Copper River region of Alaska
• appreciation for the natural grandeur and wonders of the area
• questions and discussion with an experienced naturalist guide

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