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Combat Winter Blues

Connecting with nature in the chilly dark winter months can be challenging. We'll talk about the effects of winter on our state of wellness and the challenges humans face in getting outside during this cold season in Central New York. Nature can be very beneficial in fighting the "winter blues"! Participants will take a walk [...]

By |2020-01-28T14:53:50+00:00February 29th, 2020|, , |Comments Off on Combat Winter Blues

Beauties of Winter

Sometimes nature reminds us to slow down. Come join us for a walk where we will do just that: slow down, look, listen, and find the beauties of our woods that are often hidden during other times of the year. Dress for the weather; snowshoes will be provided, if necessary Program for adults. $6 members; [...]

By |2020-01-21T18:27:16+00:00February 27th, 2020|, , |Comments Off on Beauties of Winter

Mammal Detectives

Discover the different evidence mammals leave behind as they travel through the forest. We’ll gain new investigation skills as we explore and try to answer the who, where, and why of mammals in the winter. Dress for the weather. Trail will be moderate with hills. Program for ages 8 and up. $6 members; $9 public. [...]

By |2020-01-21T18:13:33+00:00February 15th, 2020|, , |Comments Off on Mammal Detectives

Sweetheart Snowshoe

Bring your valentine for a romantic, lantern-lit snowshoe for two through the evening woods. Together, you’ll discover romantic notes hidden along the trail, and share some quiet moments outdoors. Then, warm up indoors with hot drinks and decadent desserts. Limited to 20 couples, registration is required. Snowshoes provided. Program for adults.  $20 per couple for members; $30 per couple for public. Register [...]

By |2020-01-21T18:12:36+00:00February 14th, 2020|, , |Comments Off on Sweetheart Snowshoe

Talkin’ Twigs : Exploring Winter Trees

Don’t be a fair-weather tree friend. Trees are good to know all year round! Winter trees can be challenging to identify, but with a little help, each of us can find ways to get to know their wintry faces. Program has a short hike on flat terrain. Program for adults. $6 members; $9 public. Register [...]

By |2020-01-21T18:10:39+00:00February 13th, 2020|, , |Comments Off on Talkin’ Twigs : Exploring Winter Trees

Winter’s Artists

Let your inner artist out! Let’s get outside to shake the winter blues off and make beautiful natural arts and crafts. We will use nature’s materials around us to create chilly masterpieces. Program for all ages. $6 members; $9 public. Register for Winter's Artists!

By |2020-01-21T18:02:41+00:00January 25th, 2020|, , , |Comments Off on Winter’s Artists

Nature’s Little Explorers: Celebrate Winter

Six-week series! January 8 - February 12, Wednesdays, 10-11am For ages 3-5 Cost: $35 members; $50 public No need to stay inside just because it’s cold and snowy! Let’s journey out into winter and celebrate all the wonderful things we can find in the fields and forests during this six-week series. Weekly themes will include: [...]

By |2019-12-13T20:17:23+00:00January 8th, 2020|, , |Comments Off on Nature’s Little Explorers: Celebrate Winter

Star Party: Quadrantids Meteor Shower

Come see the Quadrantids meteor shower, a crescent moon, and winter skies. The area around Orion offers the brightest stars and clusters in the sky. Also, have a close-up look at the moon, and maybe catch a few shooting stars from the Quadrantid meteor shower. Back-up date January 4th. Program for all ages! Cost: $6 members; [...]

By |2019-12-19T14:50:54+00:00January 3rd, 2020|, , , |Comments Off on Star Party: Quadrantids Meteor Shower

Winter Solstice Hike

Join us for a tranquil, lantern-lit hike through the woods to observe the longest night of the year. Learn about ancient solstice traditions and celebrate the return of the sun by exploring the sights and sounds of nature at night. Program for ages 5 and up. Snowshoes will be provided. Wear appropriate footwear for hiking [...]

By |2019-12-19T20:11:42+00:00December 21st, 2019|, , |Comments Off on Winter Solstice Hike
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