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Hundred Acre Wood Trail, Brooklin

  About Named after the famed woodlands that are home to the Winnie-the-Pooh characters in the Hundred Acre Wood in Sussex, England, this property hosts . . . read more »

Create Some Big Night Creatures!

After you have hiked and read about some of the vernal pool creatures, why not try to create some of your own.  Perhaps you can . . . read more »

Spring is for Books on Vernal Pools and their Inhabitants! 

When you go out to the Hundred Acre Woods you might want to borrow a guide book to help you identify the amphibians you could . . . read more »

Kingdom Woods Conservation Area, Blue Hill

  About Kingdom Woods Conservation Area, also known as KWCA for short, is a beautiful 800 acre parcel with three miles of trails with a . . . read more »

Animal Tracking Flipbook

Do you notice animal tracks in your backyard? When you go on a hike do you wonder what animals made those tracks?  Well,It is not . . . read more »

Books and Tools

Books and Tools  Books can enhance your hiking experience whether it is a field guide or a story told in the wilderness or a picture . . . read more »

Cooper Farm, Sedgwick

Try this easy winter hike with the family.  Get out and explore Cooper Farm and Caterpillar Trail, a Blue Hill Heritage Trust Property. You will . . . read more »

Books with a Winter Theme

Here are some books from our shelves to inspire you this winter!  » Read more: Books with a Winter Theme  »

Create a Nature Notebook!

If you do not already have a notebook for recording your observations while hiking, it is time to grab one and create a hiking journal.Take . . . read more »

Carter Nature Preserve, Surry

Photograph by Susan Guilford About Winter is the perfect time to try some family hiking. Get out and explore Carter Nature Preserve, a Blue Hill . . . read more »