Events

Where are you now? Past interns, resource assistants, and apprentices

While thinking about Carolyn, Becca, and Emilie’s departure later this week, I started to wonder about where so many of the past interns, resource assistants, and apprentices may be? It seems that many have gone on to serve in either a farming or forestry job area, and so much of the work they are doing …

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Where is Everybody? Making Merck Forest Approachable for Visitors

How does Merck Forest get visitors involved in the day-to-day activities of our working landscape? It is not always easy to invite the public into our daily operations: who wants to volunteer to castrate the piglets or de-worm the lambs? How many people have time to follow the implementation of the ten year forest management …

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Being sustainable is not always black and white

Merck Forest, as an education non-profit, is always seeking ways to let members and visitors know what programs, events, and activities are happening here at the farm and forest. As an organization that strives to be sustainable, MFFC struggles to find the most environmentally-friendly ways to publicize the programs, events, and activities.We are constantly looking …

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