That day was quite dreary, rainy and pretty chilly. The rain held off just long enough for us to complete our walk. The kids enjoyed a chance to run freely through the woods. Our guide was very informative and was comfortable with little kids.
|She kept the kids attention, while giving them information about the surroundings|
|They got to see, but "not touch" a salamander. (You can't touch a salamander because their skin is so permeable and any lotion or chemical residue on our hand would cause harm to the salamander...at least Mom learned something new that day!)|
|Elijah's studying a nut|
|Abbey with her good friend, Lily.|
(On my way out, I did tell the attendant about Elijah's accident and she was going in to clean it up)