Join AIGA for an Artful Hike!
*The Volunteer Trail Maintenance is full.  Call to be placed on the Waitlist.*

Date:  Saturday, September 24, 2016

Time: 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Location:  Hemlock Bluffs Nature Center,  2616 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary, NC 27518

Phone: (919) 387-5980

Ages: 16 – up, 6-15 with a parent or caregiver.

Cost: Free


What better way to enjoy nature than by serving to preserve it for current and future generations on National Public Lands Day?

Join your fellow creatives, neighbors and families by providing crucial trail maintenance with the Steven’s Nature Center staff at Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve in Cary, NC.

Volunteers will be performing a variety of maintenance tasks.  Rest assured, all will include walking and hands-on labor. Dress for the weather and wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes. Lunch is provided for registered volunteers by the Friends of Hemlock Bluffs.  

Sound fun and inspiring?

To register, call the Nature Center at 919-387-5980 and use activity code: 97590.  Once registration ends, you’ll receive an email with more details from the Hemlock Bluff’s staff. Family members who wish to participate, need to register, too.  This event has a limited number of spots and the typically fill up.  Currently, the Volunteer Trail Maintenance is full.  Call to be placed on the Waitlist.

Don’t forget to email me: and let me know you’re attending! For the hike afterwards, I’ll send out an email for further details.

Afterwards, we can enjoy lunch together and take a short hike on one of the trails around Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve, sketch a little nature and head back home. So wear comfortable shoes, bring water, snack and your sketching supplies,  Remember that you hike on your own risk.

We look forward to seeing you!!

By Tracy Maniaci
Published August 30, 2016