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September 2019

Game of Logging: Chainsaw Safety Training for Women

September 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$180
Forest health in Vermont

Level 1 (9/28, 8am-5pm, tuition $180 pp) focuses on introducing women to chainsaw safety and precision-felling techniques. This course is now full but the co-ed session of Game of Logging on Sunday the 29th still has space. If you prefer to have your name included on a waitlist, contact Chris at christine@merckforest.org.

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Solo Wilderness First Aid Classes

September 28 @ 8:30 am - September 29 @ 5:00 pm
$200 – $240
VT survival course

Participants successfully completing this SOLO Wilderness program will receive certification in Wilderness First Aid (or re-certification for Wilderness First Responders). The CPR Module is available for an additional cost of $40 (runs a little later that the First Aid course). September 28-29, 8:30am to 5pm each day, $200 ($240 with optional CPR Module).   Space is limited and preregistration is required: click HERE to register, or contact Chris at christine@merckforest.org . Bring a bag lunch. Housing in the Barn Cabins is available…

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Game of Logging: Chainsaw Safety Training

September 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$180
vermont logging

Game of Logging Level 1 (9/29, 8am-5pm, tuition $180 pp) Chainsaw safety and precision-felling techniques. Participants must be prepared for moderately vigorous outdoor activity with gloves, sturdy footgear, water, snacks and a bag lunch. This workshop is weather-dependent: light rainfall will not cancel the workshop, but we will not fell trees in thunderstorms or in high-wind situations. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. To enroll, please click HERE. As an added convenience, we offer a special discount for a…

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November 2019

Fairy House Making for Adults/Teens

November 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$25
fairy house VT

Let's spend the afternoon creating magic! We'll start with a brief hike in the woods to gather the natural materials to embellish a fairy house or gnome home; other materials and tools will be provided. $25 per house.   Please register for the Fairy House Workshop HERE.

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December 2019

Wreath-Making – Morning Workshop

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$25
wreath making

Ring in the holidays with this popular family event. We furnish greens, ribbons and tools, you provide the merriment. Bring along your own decorations to add to your wreath.  Fee: $25 per wreath.

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Wreath-Making – Afternoon Workshop

December 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$25
wreath making

Ring in the holidays with this popular family event. We furnish greens, ribbons and tools, you provide the merriment. Bring along your own decorations to add to your wreath.  Fee: $25 per wreath.

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January 2020

Treats for Tweets Workshop

January 25, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Merck Forest & Farmland, 3270 Route 315
Rupert, Vermont 05768
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$10

Learn about the birds who stay through winter, and make special treats to bring home to sustain your own feathered friends. Children must be accompanied by an adult companion; $10 per child.   Register for the Treats For Tweets Workshop HERE.

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