Fall Foliage Tours at Joyner Park October 22 & 24

Area residents are invited to enjoy the vibrant reds, oranges and yellows of autumn while also learning about native trees during a series of “Fall Foliage Tours” in October at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. Urban Forestry Coordinator Luke Devores will offer the free, one-hour tours “rain or shine” on Thursday, Oct. 22, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 24, at noon and 2 p.m.  

Parents and children of all ages are welcome. This year, due to concerns related to COVID-19, pre-registration is required at http://bit.ly/WFFallFoliageTours

In addition, the following safety precautions will be observed:

·  Each tour will be limited to a maximum of 25 participants.

·  Participants who are not part of the same family group will be encouraged to maintain social distance whenever possible.

·  In accordance with Gov. Roy Cooper’s Executive Order 147, masks are required for all participants over the age of 5.

For more information, contact Urban Forestry Coordinator Luke Devores at 919-435-9565 or ldevores@wakeforestnc.gov.

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