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Guided Shack Tours begin April 21st

Guided, public tours of the Leopold Shack and Farm are offered at 1 pm on Saturdays, beginning April 21st. In addition, weekday tours, Tuesdays – Fridays will start after Memorial Day. Tours are offered through October.

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May 2018
Thursday, May 24, 2018  |  ,

Artist and author Jill Metcoff pairs her photographs from controlled burns with historical commentary, poetic reflections, and her own observations to construct a vibrant narrative of prose and imagery in her new book Firelines. Hear…

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Thursday, May 24, 2018  |  ,

Valley Conservation Council is partnering with Upper James RC&D and Virginia DEQ to host a screening of 'Green Fire' with a discussion on creating a community conservation ethic.

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June 2018
Thursday, June 14, 2018  |  ,

Lily Raff McCaulou is a journalist based in Bend, Oregon whose writing has appeared in publications including The New York Times and The Atlantic. Her memoir, Call of the Mild: Learning to Hunt My Own Dinner, chronicles her…

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018  |  ,

Are you a formal or informal educator who would like to incorporate Aldo Leopold and the land ethic into your instruction in a hands-on, creative way? Join us to learn how to apply the…

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Thursday, June 21, 2018  |  ,

Based on Aldo Leopold's own teaching method, "observe, participate, reflect," this two-day program prepares participants to connect wider audiences to Leopold's land ethic. The workshop starts by helping participants to deepen their own understanding…

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Sunday, June 24, 2018  | 

Join us on Sunday, June 24, 2018 from noon to 4 pm a hike to the Blue Hills Felsenmeer located north of Weyerhaeuser in Rusk County. The Felsenmeer or "sea of rocks" in German…

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July 2018
Saturday, July 14, 2018  | 

Just as iconic as the Leopold Shack is the Leopold bench, a design utilized by the Leopold family during their weekends and holidays at the Shack. Join us to build your own Leopold bench…

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018  | 

What is it? –An interdisciplinary environmental educational experience taught by education professionals and natural resource specialists. You will sharpen your skills and teaching methods to engage students in science, nature, and conservation. Who Should…

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Thursday, July 19, 2018  |  ,

Tim Southwick Johnson is an accomplished singer and performer on acoustic guitar, mandolin, tenor guitar, ukulele, and harmonica. His Sand County Songs album draws themes and lyrics from Aldo Leopold’s A Sand County Almanac.…

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Saturday, July 28, 2018  | 

"I know a painting to evanescent that it is seldom viewed at all, except by some wandering deer. It is a river who wiled the brush, and it is the same river who, before…

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