CAMDEN — Merryspring Nature Center will offer an autumn ecology nature walk for families Saturday, Oct. 2 at 10 a.m.

All ages are invited on this guided tour of Merryspring Nature Center to see fall foliage and learn about the ecology of autumn. Guests will learn how and why leaves change color, identify trees, look for evidence of animals and learn how they prepare for winter, and watch for other signs of the changing season.

This program is part of the Free Family Programs series at Merryspring and is free to all ages. Space is limited, and guests must preregister by contacting Merryspring at 236-2239 or info@merryspring.org.

Guests should wear weather-appropriate clothing and shoes and be prepared to walk for one hour. In the event of heavy rain, this program may be rescheduled.

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