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Early Spring Woods Walk at Montpelier
March 25, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm$8.00 – $13.00
|Join Montpelier’s Horticulture department and Virginia Master Naturalists on a walk through James Madison’s beloved woodlands. We will look for spring ephemerals and learn about forest ecology in the Landmark Forest. Continuing our hike into the Demonstration Forest, we will discuss the economic and environmental contributions a well-managed forest provides to society. We will explore various techniques of active forest management that allow harvesting yet protect habitat, wildlife, and the clean air and water crucial to all life. Active forest management constitutes stewardship of our woodlands to renew and preserve them for future generations.
Space is limited! Terrain may be rough/steep in places, please wear weather-appropriate clothing and suitable shoes.
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