The first hike will take place on Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at Burton Island Nature Preserve. Burton Island is located within Delaware Seashore State Park, behind the Indian River Marina. The hike will begin at 1 p.m. and participants should meet in front of the marina office. This program is free of charge and pre-registration is not required. For more information, visit www.destateparks.com
The Hike on Sunday, January 20 will be held at 1 p.m., again at Burton Island Nature Preserve. Although the trail on Burton Island is slightly less than one mile, it displays a rich variety of trees, plants and wildlife, as well as traces of man’s past habitations and influence on the land. The fee for this program is $4 and pre-registration is required.