Discover autumn wildflowers at Weeks State Park

LANCASTER — Discover autumn wildflowers such as asters and goldenrods that are abundant and colorful at this time of year in a walk guided by Mark Peters at Mount Prospect.

Participants will also see a variety of other flowering and fruiting plants and trees.

To join in on the walk, meet at the parking lot at the start of the scenic auto road up Mount Prospect on Sunday, Sept. 10, at 1 p.m. Bring a hand lens and flower guide if you like, and dress for the weather. The free program ends at 4 p.m.

Peters is an independent ecologist and botanist with field experience in diverse North American landscapes, from Alaska and the Great Plains to the forests of the northeast. Focusing on botanical and natural resource inventory, Peters leads workshops on foraging, edible wild plants and plant identification.

Weeks State Park is located on the east side of Route 3, about two miles south of Lancaster. This free, public program is sponsored by the Weeks State Park Association, NH Division of Parks, and UNH Cooperative Extension.