Apr
15
1:00 pm13:00

Spirits of the Forest - FREE Nature Walk

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Saturday April 15th, 2017
1:00pm - 3:30pm


The forests are filled with nature spirits! Come join us as we hike the woodlands looking for possible places they might live. Small doorways as in the picture above are generally perfect spots to see signs of fairies and where they dwell. After we are done walking through the forest we'll make a beautiful wand to take home, allowing you to bring the spirit of the forest home with you!


Mar
18
1:00 pm13:00

Native Medicinals and Edibles - FREE Nature Walk

Saturday March 18th, 2017
1:00pm - 3:30pm


Hundreds of years ago this was an important time of year for the Native American Indians. They were busy collecting maple sap for cooking and medicine. What else did they collect?

We will walk the woodlands looking for wild plants that are both edible and medicinal.

Feb
18
1:00 pm13:00

Ponds and Streams - FREE Nature Walk

Saturday February 18th, 2017

1:00pm - 3:30pm

Even though it’s still winter , we will start to see signs of spring in the woodlands, especially in the ponds and little brooks that don’t freeze up. We'll each take some magic mud and create our own container pond that you can take home, and watch come to life!

Jan
21
1:00 pm13:00

All About Birds - FREE Nature Walk

When there are no leaves on the trees it is the perfect time for winter bird watching! So many birds stay here during the winter, and it's the perfect time to catch a glimpse! Join Marilyn for a walk in the woods to learn about what birds do during the winter in our region. 

After the walk, hot cocoa and cookies will be provided. 

Dec
17
1:00 pm13:00

A Winter Forest Walk - FREE

Join Marilyn for a winter walk through the woods of Misty Meadows. For most of us, winter is a time to stay indoors, cozy up near a fire and wait for the frigid air to pass. However, did you know that the forests and fields are still buzzing with life? Animals and plants that don't rest during the colder months, working hard to gather food and stay warm. We'll look at tracks in the snow (if it has fallen) or look for signs on the ground for wildlife. 

Please dress appropriately for the season, staying warm is key! Also, due to fluctuating weather at this time of year, please call the shop that day to see if there will be a walk. We will only cancel if there is a snow storm or incredibly cold weather. 

Nov
19
1:00 pm13:00

FREE - Nature Inspired Thanksgiving Basket Crafting

 

Join Marilyn on this late November day for crafting your very own Thanksgiving Basket to put on your dinner table with your family! We will supply all the materials to make this nature inspired basket. 

Suggested donation of $5. 

Sep
17
1:00 pm13:00

Colonial Times NH - Natural History Walk - FREE Family Walk

COLONIAL TIMES IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 17th, 2016
1:00pm - 2:30pm

Have you ever wonder how our early colonial ancestors survived the harsh conditions in America? Take a walk with Marilyn into the woods of Misty Meadows. Look for medicinal plants they would have used and also the wild edibles they would have to sometimes depend on. 

When the day is done, come back to the grounds to make butter that you can take home and enjoy!

Jul
16
1:00 pm13:00

Bugs, Bugs and More Bugs - FREE Family Walk

BUGS, BUGS AND MORE BUGS!

SATURDAY JULY 16TH, 2016
1:00PM - 2:30PM

The world of insects is vast and an integral part of the ecosystems around us. Learn about what some insects do in the forests to make life easier for us! We'll walk the meadows and gardens looking for insects and butterflies. Bring a net and camera to take pictures of these beautiful creatures that live in the meadows and fields of Misty Meadows

May
21
1:00 pm13:00

Woodland Flowers & Plants - Woodland Walk

Woodland Flowers and Plants

Saturday May 21st 1:00pm - 3:30pm
With Marilyn Gilmore, Natural History Teacher

Misty Meadows can help bring the wonders of nature to your child. Every third Saturday of the month we will hold Natural History Tours through the grounds and woodlands of Misty Meadows. There is no age restriction and the walks are free! Trails are stroller wide and well maintained. 

This months walk will focus on the plant life that thrives in the rich forest soil! By this time in the year, trees are fully awake and most are blooming with flowers, even trees normally thought to not have flowers are blooming, just in different ways! Learn about how plants grow so well in the dense forests, what kinds of plants grow there and how you can protect and learn to identify them! Join us for this beautiful walk in the woods and help bring the joys and mysteries of the Wild Wood to your children.

Please call ahead if there is rain or inclement weather. Please remember water (no disposable plastic water bottles, please) chemical free insect repellent (we have a lovely all natural one in the shop) and to dress comfortably and weather appropriate!
Apr
16
1:00 pm13:00

Sights & Sounds of the Woods - Woodland Walk

Sights and Sounds of the Woods in Spring!

Saturday April 16th 1:00pm - 3:30pm
With Marilyn Gilmore

Misty Meadows can help bring the wonders of nature to your child. Every third Saturday of the month we will hold Natural History Tours through the grounds and woodlands of Misty Meadows. There is no age restriction and the walks are free! Trails are stroller wide and well maintained. 

This months walk will focus on the sights and sounds of spring during the early Spring months. Spring has finally arrived and the woodland animals are in a hurry to get growing families ready for the summer ahead! Birds have nested and are settling down to raise their young. We can see the trees bursting with life from the animals traveling their branches, to the buds that will grow into the foliage we all know and love. Join us for this beautiful walk in the woods and help bring the joys and mysteries of the Wild Wood to your children.

Please call ahead if there is rain or inclement weather. Please remember water (no disposable plastic water bottles, please) chemical free insect repellent (we have a lovely all natural one in the shop) and to dress comfortably and weather appropriate!
Mar
19
1:00 pm13:00

Signs of Spring - Woodland Walk

SIGNS OF SPRING WOODLAND WALK

Saturday March 19th 1:00pm - 3:30pm
With Marilyn Gilmore

Misty Meadows can help bring the wonders of nature to your child. Every third Saturday of the month we will hold Natural History Tours through the grounds and woodlands of Misty Meadows. There is no age restriction and the walks are free! Trails are stroller wide and well maintained. 

The Spring Equinox is on Sunday! Let's see if we can find any signs that the Earth is stirring out on the trails of Misty Meadows! Most of the animals that live in the woodlands are getting ready to start their families and the birds are starting to migrate North from their southern winter homes. Come and enjoy a spring afternoon here in the woods at Misty Meadows!

Please call ahead if there is rain or inclement weather. Please remember water (no disposable plastic water bottles, please) chemical free insect repellent (we have a lovely all natural one in the shop) and to dress comfortably and weather appropriate!