The water’s edge is a great place to be on a warm day -whether the ocean or lake, a river, stream, or creek!

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If you are heading to a nearby waterway this Memorial Day, here are seven terrific ways to explore any shore.

Document Your Discoveries

Photo: Ralf Geithe
  1. Draw and describe the water’s edge visited in your Nature Notebook.
  2. Note the kinds of plants and wildlife you find at the shoreline.

Bonus: Show us your water fun on social media by using the hashtag #GreenHour.


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