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Tamarack Swamp nature walk coming July 22

Tamarack Swamp Nature Preserve, located directly north of Valley Creek Road at Tower Drive in Woodbury, is a Twin Cities jewel with more than 150 acres providing the area with a rare ecosystem that includes high plant and animal diversity. The Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District and the City of Woodbury will lead a tour along some of the boardwalk and trails to identify plants and celebrate the seasonal beauty of the park on Thursday, July 22, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Interested parties should meet at the preserve parking lot at 1825 Tower Drive in Woodbury at 6:30 p.m. The tour leaves for the boardwalk at 6:40 p.m. and returns to the parking lot by 8:30 p.m. Handouts and light refreshments will be provided. Please pre-register by Tuesday, July 20, via phone at (651) 792-7950 or e-mail at This event is free of charge.