Research suggests that a connection to nature is biologically innate; as humans, we have an affinity for the natural world. Please join Carilion Clinic's Community Health Educator, Gail Nordhaus, for a series of guided tree walks around town.
Please plan to wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. Hats, Sunglasses and Sunscreen recommended!
Pre-Registration is required. To pre-register, please contact Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.
This event is free, which includes complimentary, reusable, collapsible bottled water for each walker.
Tree Walk Descriptions:
- May 1st: The Old Oak Trees
Let's venture out and about in town in search of local species. We will study the oak leaf to learn tree identification.
- June 5th: Magnificent Magnolias
Historically, the tree before bees. How are they pollinated?
- July 10th: Alien Tree Species
They may not be extraterrestrials, but they are out of this world interesting!
Carilion Rocky Mount Guided Tree Walks Flyer