Showing posts from February, 2013

Calling All Owls!

Bring your family and friends for a fun-filled, naturalist-led, evening hike in the woods as we learn about owls.  The Owl Hoot Hike is scheduled for  Friday, March 1st from 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm at Niquette Bay State Park  in Colchester, VT ( directions ). We suggest you bring a headlamp or flashlight, and please bring weather appropriate clothing as the temperature will drop after dark. Feel free to bring a snack, and we'll bring some hot cider to share. Please feel free to contact Sarah with questions and to  RSVP  at  or call 802-862-4150 x 4.

Growing Works of Art

Growing Works of Art   A Contest for Students Grades 1-8 Jeremy Brotz Silver Maple Home School Grade 7 winner in 2012   Celebrate Vermont's Maple Trees Arbor Day is a day to plant, nurture and appreciate trees and the difference they make in our lives. To help us spread the word about Arbor Day, we are inviting students to actively participate in the celebration through the creation of tree art. To grow the works of art, students will choose a variety of maple (species Acer) that grows Vermont. There are many different kinds of maples that grow in Vermont naturally or intentionally planted. In fact, there are more maples in Vermont than any other species. This contest will highlight and celebrate their important to our state. To enter the contest students will draw their tree, identify the exact species, plus provide five unique things about that species of tree. This art/science activity will enrich student knowledge about trees and hel