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Join the Hanover Conservancy for an easy winter hike along wooded trails to the open summit of Balch Hill -- a Hanover gem that was protected 50 years ago! Learn the story behind the conservation of this Natural Area, search for animal signs and enjoy the views from the summit. Plus cookies and hot cocoa! A great outing for those participating in Passport to Winter Fun. Spikes or snowshoes optional depending on winter conditions. Leader: Gail McPeek. Meet at the…Find out more »
You’ve got one extra day this year -- why not spend it playing in the snow? Join the folks at Saint-Gaudens NHP for Building ‘Cool’ Snow Sculptures and get inspired by Saint-Gaudens own sculptures! Please dress appropriately for the weather; light refreshments included. Pre-registration is recommended.Find out more »
Learn about how to identify the tracks and signs of the many critters that share your backyard and national parks. This event begins with a 1 hour indoor presentation exploring tracks animal movements, then heads out into the park for another hour to explore. Please dress appropriately for outdoor activity, and bring a water bottle, snack and snowshoes if possible. Adult and children’s snowshoes are available if needed. Event will continue snow or shine! Co-sponsored by Vermont Coverts and the…Find out more »
Join the National Park and the Vermont Center for Ecostudies for a workshop on how to use the citizen science tool iNaturalist to collect data and learn about the species that surround us. Emily Anderson, VCE Citizen Science Outreach Naturalist, will explain the value of citizen science projects in conserving Vermont’s biodiversity and walk participants through the basics of recording observations on iNaturalist. Bring your camera or smartphone and weather appropriate clothes to take your new “iNat” skills outside after…Find out more »
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