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These handmade Nature Boards are the perfect companion to any walk, hike, or trip to the backyard!

Designed to spark creativity, learning and inspire a love of the outdoors, each board is hand-burned and treated for durability.

Each board comes with 3 pins and a burlap bag for holding treasures, as well as SIX hand-drawn inserts for each season, nature shape discovery and an opportunity to make your own! Inserts are laminated for waterproofing, allowing for endless use!

 

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Join Us For a Heritage Walk This September!

Join Us For a Heritage Walk This September!

The Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area announces the 19th annual autumn Heritage Walks on the Saturdays & Sundays of September 4, 5, 6 & 11, 12 & 18, 19 & 25, 26 & October 2, 3.   80+ free, guided interpretive tours will be offered...

10 Books to Celebrate Fall

10 Books to Celebrate Fall

Books are a great way to ring in a new season. In the fall, there's the added bonus of cuddling up with a blanket and a good book! Here's a list of some of our favorite autumn reads. Bring on the cozy! Look What I Did with a Leaf - Morteza E. SohiWe're Going On a Leaf...

Walking Classroom — John Lambert Nature Trail

Walking Classroom — John Lambert Nature Trail

Where We Went: John Lambert Nature Trail, Pittsfield MA (Part of the Berkshire Community College Campus) When We Went: July Difficulty (Boots 1 - 10): 1 Boot Trail Length: The Meadow Loop is less than 1 mile, adding the woodland spur trail, about 1.1 miles total. How...

Bird Brains – Anting Antics Activity

Bird Brains – Anting Antics Activity

Bird behaviors can be curious and fascinating when we take the time to watch and observe them. One of the stranger behaviors our feathered friends get up to is called "Anting." Basically, anting occurs when a bird rubs ants on themselves. Pretty self-explanatory...

Bird Brains – Bird Behavior Bingo

Bird Brains – Bird Behavior Bingo

The bird world is full of some wacky stuff. From Anting to Drumming, there are so many things to discover when you take a moment and observe. Read a bit about some of these behaviors and then take it outside! Print out the Bird Behavior Bingo worksheet and see how...

Bird Brains – Geese Lessons

Bird Brains – Geese Lessons

Lately, the nights have been loud with katydids and I've been grabbing a sweatshirt for my morning walks. Fall is definitely in the air. The geese flocks in our nearby ponds are getting restless, somehow sensing the southward journey. As the days become shorter,...

Bog Trotting for Beginner’s — Hawley Bog

Bog Trotting for Beginner’s — Hawley Bog

"The fields and the woods are a great deal like the books we read: the more we become familiar with printed page or forest path, the oftener we return to certain thoughts and trails that lead us back to scenes and associations enjoyed before."  — Grace Greylock...

Hike & Seek the Seven Spring Sisters

Hike & Seek the Seven Spring Sisters

Put to it to list the first seven wildflowers that signal spring in New England, seven botanists would surely give seven different answers. Put the same question to the earliest flying bees and flies, and their answer would be one and the same since their lives depend...

Spring-O! Indoor Nature Connections Day 5

Spring-O! Indoor Nature Connections Day 5

It's officially Spring and nature is bursting with change! Tree buds are on the verge of opening and numerous Ever smelled the rotten odor of the skunk cabbage? Or see the earthworms resurface after a Spring rain? How many signs of Spring have you experienced before?...

Red Flags of Spring — Free Printable!

Red Flags of Spring — Free Printable!

As March marches on towards spring, we may think our late-winter environments look pretty blah. But on closer inspection, you may just find these red flags. Print out this guide and head outdoors to see if you can spot any of these crimson harbingers. Plus, learn how...

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