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Join the Deschutes Land Trust and Karen Walsh for Nature Kids! Get outside and explore the nature of Central Oregon on guided family nature walks just for kids ages 5-10. Kids and their families can explore, imagine, and grow through hands-on activities and experiences outside. During August, we’ll explore the world of water bugs! Learn all about these tiny critters that live in our streams and rivers, as you splash in the water and cool off on a summer day. Meet other families, learn more about the natural world around us, and have fun! Offered on the second Wednesday and last Saturday of the month April-October at Land Trust Preserves and in Bend. Perfect for kids ages 5-10 with a grown-up in tow. Please register online to receive important event details and directions leading up to the outing. Hike Rating: This is an easy for kids, up to 1 mile walk. Distance will vary depending on age and ability. Route: This outing will meet at the Paulina Creek Preserve entrance and walk Preserve trails from there. Terrain will be uneven at times.