Winter Wilderness Skills

Prepare for your next winter adventure by learning the essential wilderness skills to keep you warm and safe when the weather turns cold. We will have demonstrations and discussion of survival skills, both primitive and modern, including fire making, gear and shelters. We will also cover topics like survival priorities and what to do if [...]

By |2021-12-20T19:01:12+00:00February 26th, 2022|, , |Comments Off on Winter Wilderness Skills

In Search of Weird Winter

Plants and animals meet the challenges of winter in some surprisingly weird ways. Let's take a spin around the Valley Trail in search of winter spiders, stoneflies, and small mammals to discover how embracing weird solutions can be quite wonderful. Register for In Search of Weird Winter! More details:  Please dress for the weather. Snowshoes [...]

By |2021-12-20T18:26:03+00:00February 18th, 2022|, , , , |Comments Off on In Search of Weird Winter

Whimsical World of Winter: Nature Art

Ever seen fantastic animals in mounds of snow, sparkling colors in illuminated icicles, or dizzying designs in fallen tree branches? Winter landscapes are the perfect medium for bringing our imaginations to life. Get in touch with your creative side and become a nature artist! In this program, we’ll go on a hike and use the [...]

By |2022-01-21T14:14:35+00:00February 5th, 2022|, , , |Comments Off on Whimsical World of Winter: Nature Art

Little Lichen Love Stories

Lichens are commonly seen yet poorly understood, beautiful yet bewildering love stories between two (or more) entirely different living things. These tiny creatures can be found year-round, and are far more complex, vital, and tough than meets the eye. On this guided walk, we will explore the bizarre, delightful micro-world of lichen interactions and the places [...]

By |2021-12-20T18:01:25+00:00February 4th, 2022|, , , |Comments Off on Little Lichen Love Stories

Winter Solstice Hike: Tuesday Session

The winter solstice, with only nine hours of sunlight during the day, transforms our world into a quiet moon-lit wonderland at night. While it can be easy to forget in the dark, the winter solstice is truly a night of beginnings. Come for a tranquil lantern-lit walk to discover and celebrate the promise of longer [...]

By |2021-11-18T15:29:34+00:00December 21st, 2021|, |Comments Off on Winter Solstice Hike: Tuesday Session
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