Eyes and Ears for South Hill
Friday, February 17, 2012
Madison here, the ICNL student intern for Spring 2012. The Stewards Program is off to a great start this semester! We've had two trainings so far, the first on how to find your parcel, and the second covering the online resources available on this website. I thoroughly enjoyed getting to see lots of new faces at the informational meeting and trainings. Upcoming topics for trainings include animal tracking (depending on snow) and winter medicinal plants with Prof. Jason Hamilton and a tour of the non-timber forest products sites around South Hill Natural Area. Please feel free to share any suggestions for training topics, or if you feel like you could lead one you are more than welcome to! Any topic related to the natural lands of South Hill is fair game.
We've got an order in for Steward t-shirts, which will use the new logo design. Also, the sap is running fast in the Sugarbush, so syrup may be available earlier than usual this year! Visit the "contact us" page for purchasing information.
Also, our Winter Photo Contest is officially underway! Check out /naturallands/2012winterphotocontest/ for more information.
Stay tuned to email for dates/times of trainings (remember, we ask you to do 3 each semester!), and for news about when the non-timber forest products class is boiling at the Sugarbush!
Warm socks and winding trails,