Construction is beginning at Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center on a new “Aerie Garden” designed to give visitors a quiet place to sit and reflect near the center’s Klingsberg Aviary.

The hilltop garden, which is expected to open to the public in July, will include an accessible paved pathway and sandstone block seats where visitors can sit and look down on where Shaver’s Creek feeds into Lake Perez, said Shaver’s Creek Associate Director Joshua Potter.

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