What: PVMN Spring Gathering, A Leopold Spring
Where: Cacapon State Park, Berkeley Spring, WV
When: Sunday, April 30 2017
Time: 8:30 AM- 3:00 PM (come when you can)
Contact: If you are able to help with the planning, set-up or clean-up, or with any questions, please contact Mary Lynn Robinson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Plan to join us on Saturday, April 30 for the Potomac Valley Master Naturalist 2017 Annual Spring Gathering at Cacapon Resort State Park located in Morgan County. This year the theme will be An Aldo Leopold Spring.
We invite all Master Naturalists and their families to attend this fun filled day at Cacapon State Park.
SCHEDULE (join us when you can):
8:30 Bird Walk lead by Lynne Wiseman - meet in front of Nature Center
10:00 Leopold Bench Building lead by Paul Breitenbach
**For volunteer hours: help prepare the area behind the Nature Center for a native plant garden. Mostly moving rocks and raking. Wear old clothes and bring gloves if participating.
10:30 Dutch Oven Cooking lead by Clark Dixon
12:00 Covered Dish Lunch - bring a dish - Tanner Haid to discuss Urban Forestry
1:00 Creating a Butterfly Habitat - Help a Monarch lead by Becki Jones and Louise Finch
2:00 Readings from Aldo Leopold's "A Sand County Almanac". Copies for sale or bring your own copy.
3:00 Hike - Features of Cacapon State Park - lead by Clark Dixon
*If you are interested in building a Leopold bench please register for this event (registration needed only if you plan to build a bench - the first 5 people will be able to make the bench - others will be able to watch and step by step instructions will be shared with anyone interested). More information to follow regarding this event. Further instructions about payment for a pre-purchased kit will follow in an email. Assistance will be provided to assemble the benches. Materials will be precut and cost $24.75
Hope to see you at the 2017 PVMN Spring Gathering. Bring family and friends for a great time.
For more information about this Master Naturalist Gathering, please email Mary Lynn Robinson.