b'13About North Mountain Park & The Nature CenterHours & OverviewNorth Mountain Park is open sunrise to sunset, year-round. The Nature Center is open MondayFriday, 8:30am to 4:30pm. North Mountain Park Nature Center, located next to Bear Creek at 620 N Mountain Ave in Ashland, offers a variety of programs and interpretive exhibits, highlighting local natural and cultural history, and sustainable living. Visitors can also enjoy the parks Demonstration Gardens, nature trails, pavilion, picnic and play areas.Friend & Volunteer of the Nature Center:Volunteer Opportunities!Laurel Cheever Spring School ProgramsI am really excited to serve the Ashland community through field trip programs and volunteer support at the Nature Center. I am excited to grow as a gardener and educator as well as support the amazing work happening at North Mountain Park.Meet our new AmeriCorps service member, Laurel Cheever. Laurel will be assisting and eventually instructing NMPs outdoor activities for K-5th grade students. Shell be giving us a hand with our service learning throughout the year, working with volunteers in the Demonstration Gardens, and helping us develop volunteer training materials. LaurelIf you love kids, learning and being outside, join us! grew up in Colorado and enjoysTeach hands-on, outdoor field trips to K-5 students. spending her free time playing theTraining day is on March 31st for our spring program cello, baking bread, and hiking. Shethat runs from April 13-May 29. Youll make a huge has worked as a Ranger at the Oregonimpact by teaching one shift per week. Come learn CavesNationalMonumentand has earned a Geology degree fromand teach with us! Occidental College. We have enjoyedIf this is something you think you might enjoy, give the working with Laurel since September and we feel lucky to have her with us throughout August 2020. Center a call or email libby.vanwyhe@ashland.or.us.For more information, call the Nature Center at 541.488.6606 or visit40 NORTHMOUNTAINPARK.ORG'