Forest

It’s All Just Part of the Routine, Apprentices at Merck Forest

Before chores, the farm staff gathers in the maintenance building office. If it’s chillier out, like this morning, mugs of tea and coffee line the table, sending steam curls up into the air. Emilie, Carolyn, and Becca know the routine; they’ve been working this schedule for nearly 8 months as part of their year-long apprenticeship. …

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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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