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Second Saturday Hike

This hike will be of moderate difficulty; participants must have appropriate footgear, water and snacks. Reservations are requested; fee: $5 per person. Held weather-permitting.   Please preregister for the hike HERE.

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Second Saturday Hike: Visit the Thoreau Cabin

This guided hike follows our Annual meeting and will be led by the Executive Director, Rob Terry. The route up to the Thoreau cabin will be of moderate difficulty, and will take place even if it’s raining. Participants must be dressed appropriately for the weather with sturdy footgear, water and snacks.

Second Saturday Hike

This hike will be of moderate difficulty; participants must have appropriate footgear, water and snacks. Reservations are requested; fee: $5 per person. Held weather-permitting.

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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