Tracking Hike for Amateur Naturalists

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

This tracking workshop is geared toward amateur naturalists who want to learn about the wildlife that is active during winter. We'll meet up at the Visitor Center, located at 3270 Route 315, Rupert, on Saturday, January 29, at 10:00am for a 2 hour exploration of our trails. Be sure to dress in layers, with warm …

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$10

Family Owl Workshop

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

Kids (ages 5 and up) will learn about owls and their special adaptations through hands-on exploration:  we'll start indoors with a short story about owl life, then we'll hike through the woods to listen for owls calling. Then we'll warm up inside, dissecting owl pellets to discover what they eat, and explore what makes an owl an owl. …

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$10

Full Moon (Evening) Hike 2/16

Merck Forest & Farmland 3270 Route 315, Rupert, Vermont

The moon will be rising in the east tonight, and hopefully skies will be clear! Join us for a guided moon-lit hike on our trails on a wintery evening. Meet up at the Visitor Center. The hike will run from 5:30p until 7:00p. Bring a headlamp and dress warmly, with proper footwear, including Microspikes or …

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$10