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Closure at LLELA: Bittern Marsh Trail, campgrounds, river access April 30-May 4.

Due to construction work scheduled at the river outlet, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has requested LLELA staff to restrict access to trails and facilities east of the Pavilion from 7 a.m. on Monday, April 30 to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 4. There will be no fishing or Elm Fork kayaking/canoeing access during this time. The Blackjack, Cottonwood, Cicada, and Beaver Pond Paddling Trails will all be open as normal. The Bittern Marsh Trail and part of the Redbud Trail will be closed to visitors. For more information, contact the LLELA gatehouse at 469.635.5483.

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Volunteer Trail Guide Training

  • Date: April 28, 2018 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Location: Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area
    201 E. Jones Street
    Lewisville, Texas 75057
  • Introduction: This workshop is for volunteers who are interested in leading hikes and educational programs at LLELA. Pre-registration is required; call 469.635.5481

This workshop is for volunteers who are interested in leading hikes and educational programs at LLELA. For Texas Master Naturalists, this counts as 5 hours of advanced training. Fee: $10/person (includes your admission to LLELA).

Pre-registration is required. Please contact Lisa Cole at 469.635.5481 or lcole@cityoflewisville.com

Lisa teaching

Schedule:

9:00—9:20 am: Introduction to LLELA

9:20—11:00 am: Introduction to nature interpretation and theme writing

11:00 am—noon: Cicada Trail interpretative hike (demonstration)

Noon—12:30 pm: Lunch (bring a sack lunch and drink)

12:30—2:30 pm: Blackjack Trail interpretative hike (demonstration)

2:30—3:00 pm: Trail Guide Handbook, volunteer paperwork