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Mebane

Tree Walk: Befriending the Forest

You are invited to join us for a meandering walk through the forest at Common Ground to connect with the trees. Early spring is a unique season to learn how to identify trees. We aren't experts in the matter, but we are curious to learn alongside you. This is a communal skill sharing event.

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Tree Walk: Befriending the Forest
Tree Walk: Befriending the Forest

Time & Location

Feb 26, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Mebane, 1021 N Frazier Rd, Mebane, NC 27302, USA

About the Program

Join us for a gentle stroll in the woods as we explore the different ways to identify trees in winter and early spring. 

Every season offers unique insights about the landscape. Identifying trees in winter is different than in summer. It is much easier to see the shape and branching patterns of trees while they are naked. We aren't experts on the matter, but this is an area of interest of ours and are curious to learn alongside you. 

Consider this a communal skill sharing event where we each bring our questions, share our observations and intuitions and see what we learn together! 

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

OVERVIEW:

- 10-10:30: welcome & opening circle

- 10:30-11:30: tree walk

- 11:30-12: harvest & closing

WHAT TO WEAR / BRING:

- Please wear whatever you will feel most comfortable in. Ideally close toed shoes.

- Drinking water

- Walking stick if necessary

- Sun screen if applicable

ACCESSIBILITY / LOCATION NOTES:

- Gravel roads and mowed grassy area for parking

- Meeting in the grass under the Grandmother Oak Tree

- Trails: natural surface trails include mowed grass trails along the fields and narrow foot paths through the forests

- Rest rooms: outdoor privy / not wheelchair accessible

A NOTE ON COVID-19

Out of respect for one another, we ask that all attendees come prepared to honor social distancing guidelines with masks as optional.

We strive to be diverse, intergenerational and accessible people of all walks of life. Please contact us when you'll be attending with children or when accessibility is a concern so that we can be as accommodating as possible.

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