Merryspring Nature Center will host a free nighttime ecology walk for all ages Saturday, Aug. 14 at 8 p.m.

There’s plenty to see in the dark! On this guided walk, guests of all ages will learn about what happens at Merryspring after the sun goes down. Hooting owls, swooping bats, and twinkling constellations will all be on display on this free program. Along the way, guest will learn about what plants and animals do at night, scan for bats, and enjoy an evening walk at Merryspring after dark.

Guests should bring their own flashlight, wear weather-appropriate clothing, and be prepared to walk for one hour. In the event of rain this event will be canceled.

This program is part of the Free Family Programs series at Merryspring. Space is limited, so preregistration is required. Guests may sign up by contacting Merryspring at 236-2239 or

Merryspring is located at the end of Conway Road, just off Route 1 in Camden behind Hannaford Shopping Plaza. For more information, contact or call 236-2239.