4 w’s for Five Islands this weekend

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FIVE ISLANDS – If the scenery and promise of warm weather isn't enough reason to get you out to beautiful Five Islands, here's two more reasons to come out this weekend.

Five Islands.

What: Clam digging

When: June 28, 2014, at 9:30 a.m.

Where: Five Islands Provincial Park

Why: Learn how to dig for clams with a professional clam digger and learn about the intriguing life cycle of the soft-shelled clam. This event is perfect for all ages.  Wear old shoes, water shoes, or rubber boots. Bare feet not recommended. Hats, sunscreen and drinking water are advised. Please bring a 1 litre container and digging tool such as a garden fork or shovel. Meet at the beach parking lot. For more information contact the park at (902) 254-2980 or email fiveislandspark@gov.ns.ca.

 

What: Rock walk & talk

When: June 29, 2014, 9:30 a.m.

Where: Five Islands Provincial Park

Why: Join a rock enthusiast and travel back 200 million years through the park's rock geology, when some rocks and minerals on the beach were first formed. Wear appropriate footwear, bring a hat, sunscreen, and water. This event is suitable for all ages.  Meet at the park beach parking lot.

Contact the park at (902) 254-2980 or email fiveislandspark@gov.ns.ca.

 

Information courtesy of Citizen-Record correspondent Doug McCarthy.

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