Amy Sullivan, center, points to a Downy woodpecker to a dozen participants of a nature walk at the Brookfield Oak Savanna, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2012. The walk was led by Mel Tracy, right, of the Brookfield Conservation Commission. In addition to woodpeckers, the group observed nuthatches, chickadees and a beaver-damanged tree. (David Pierini/staff photographer)

The Brookfield Public Library and Brookfield Conservation Commission will host a guided nature walk through the oak savanna in Kiwanis Park (Arden and Washington avenues) on Saturday, May 9 at 8 a.m.

Dawn Sohr of the Brookfield Zoo will teach participants how to spot birds and wildflowers native to the area. Anyone interested in taking part in the walk, which is free to attend, is asked to gather at the Kiwanis Park pavilion. Binoculars are recommended.

Children are welcome accompanied by an adult.

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