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July 2020

A Nature Walk Around City Meadow

July 31, 2020 - November 30, 2021
Virtual
Free

Take a virtual walk on the boardwalk through City Meadow to view this natural world up close. Learn what has changed since the Town began restoring the site to native plants. Learn to identify the animals and plants encountered, then come enjoy them in person when you can. Your guide will be biologist John Anderson of the Norfolk Conservation Commission.

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Let’s Go Fishing

July 31, 2020 - November 30, 2021
Virtual
Free

Fly fisherman Doug McDevitt shares his secrets for a good catch, complete with tips for casting the line and suggestions for places to go.

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February 2021

Cross Country Skiing with Star Childs

February 20, 2021 - February 28, 2022
Virtual
Free

Cross country skiing is a wonderful winter sport, good for individuals or families who want to have fun in the open air. Join Norfolk native and forester Star Childs as he shows off his favorite winter sport and offers some tips for success. Both the Norfolk Land Trust and Great Mountain Forest maintain a network of trails all over town and they are open to anyone who would like to use them when the weather is right.

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What Is It Like to Live Among Polar Bears?

February 22, 2021 - February 28, 2022
Virtual
Free

What is it like to live among polar bears? In the fall of 2018, polar bear enthusiast Kelly Kandra Hughes spent seven weeks living and volunteering at the Churchill Northern Studies Centre, in Churchill, Manitoba. Known as the polar bear capital of the world, Churchill sees over a thousand polar bears descend on it every migration season. During Winter Weekend in Norfolk, on Sunday, February 21, Kelly described her time in Churchill and the surprising truths she learned about eco-tourism…

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