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Nature Center offers Introduction to Winter Camping course in February

By hvnc on Dec. 14, 2012, at 5:32 p.m.
JEFFERSON, Maine — An Introduction to Winter Camping course is offered at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, through 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, at Hidden Valley Nature Center. The course will provide information about the skills needed to maximize a winter camping experience. Fees are $125, $100 nature center members. …

Nature Center offers Introduction to Winter Camping course Feb. 1-3

By hvnc on Dec. 14, 2012, at 5:29 p.m.
JEFFERSON, Maine — An Introduction to Winter Camping course is offered at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, through 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, at Hidden Valley Nature Center. The course will provide information about the skills needed to maximize a winter camping experience. Fees are $125, $100 nature center members. …

Nature center to host biathlon

By hvnc on Dec. 11, 2012, at 3 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Hidden Valley Nature Center, 131 Egypt Rd, Jefferson, Maine For more information: Gary Hayward; 586-6752; hvnc.org JEFFERSON, Maine – Hidden Valley Nature Center will host a cross-country skiing and shooting race for youth and adults 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. …

Guided Naturalist Walk

By hvnc on Oct. 31, 2012, at 3:59 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Hidden Valley Nature Center, 131 Egypt Rd, Jefferson, Maine For more information: Gary Hayward; 586-6752; hvnc.org Maine Master Naturalist Jason Chandler will lead a walk to explore the landscape of Hidden Valley Nature Center with an eye to the past. …

Guided Naturalist Walk

By hvnc on Oct. 31, 2012, at 3:56 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 16, 2012 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Hidden Valley Nature Center, 131 Egypt Rd, Jefferson, Maine For more information: Gary Hayward; 586-6752; hvnc.org Join several Maine Master Naturalist graduates as they explore the trails at HVNC for lichens, those unique organisms consisting of a symbiotic relationship between …

Wild Edible Plant Walk

By hvnc on Oct. 31, 2012, at 3:51 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Hidden Valley Nature Center, 131 Egypt Rd, Jefferson, Maine For more information: Gary Hayward; 586-6752; hvnc.org Take a walk with Maine Master Naturalist Volunteer Jason Chandler as we explore the landscape of Hidden Valley Nature Center for wild edible plants. …

Guided Bird Walk

By hvnc on Oct. 06, 2012, at 5:50 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Hidden Valley Nature Center, 131 Egypt Rd, Jefferson, Maine For more information: Gary Hayward; 586-6752; hvnc.org Explore the bog and surrounding woods for fall migrants and early winter residents with accomplished birder Mike Fahay, known for his wonderful bird photos. …

Wednesday Walkers Guided Hike

By hvnc on Sept. 20, 2012, at 4:10 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Hidden Valley Nature Center, 131 Egypt Rd, Jefferson, Maine For more information: Gary Hayward; 586-6752; hvnc.org Chuck Dinsmore will guide hikers along the trails at Hidden Valley Nature Center. Chuck knows the extensive trails well and will venture into new …

Half Marathon Trail Run at HVNC

By hvnc on Sept. 14, 2012, at 4:44 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012 9 a.m. to 9 a.m. Location: Hidden Valley Nature Center, 131 Egypt Rd, Jefferson, Maine For more information: Gary Hayward; 586-6752; hvnc.org “Race thru the Woods” at Hidden Valley Nature Center. Explore the beautiful mix of single and double-track trails over rolling terrain in this challenging …

Open House

By hvnc on Sept. 11, 2012, at 12:11 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Hidden Valley Nature Center, 131 Egypt Rd, Jefferson, Maine For more information: Gary Hayward; 586-6752; hvnc.org Join us for an open house including the raising of timber frame on site, African drumming performance, forestry tour, bog boardwalk tour and many …

Women and the Woods

By hvnc on Sept. 05, 2012, at 1:21 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Hidden Valley Nature Center, 131 Egypt Rd, Jefferson, Maine For more information: Bambi Jones; 586-5837; hvnc.org Women and the Woods is a day long workshop, co-sponsored by MOFGA and Maine Farmland Trust. The program is designed to inform and inspire …

Bog Exploration at HVNC

By hvnc on Aug. 29, 2012, at 1:50 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Hidden Valley Nature Center, 131 Egypt Rd, Jefferson, Maine For more information: Gary Hayward; 586-6752; hvnc.org The new 220 foot long boardwalk provides access to the wonderful wilderness of the bog. But without an expert, it is easy to miss …

Brisk Walk at HVNC

By hvnc on Aug. 16, 2012, at 4:12 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Hidden Valley Nature Center, 131 Egypt Rd, Jefferson, Maine For more information: Gary Hayward; 586-6752; hvnc.org Join Gary Hayward for a brisk walk along 7+ miles of the half marathon trail at the nature center.

Guided Nature Hike at HVNC

By hvnc on Aug. 16, 2012, at 4:09 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 7, 2012 9 a.m. to 11:06 a.m. Location: Hidden Valley Nature Center, 131 Egypt Rd, Jefferson, Maine For more information: Gary Hayward; 586-6752; hvnc.org Join graduates of the Maine Master Naturalist Program for a guided nature hike at HVNC.

The Incredible Insects of the Bog at HVNC

By hvnc on July 25, 2012, at 5:49 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Hidden Valley Nature Center, 131 Egypt Rd, Jefferson, Maine For more information: Gary Hayward; 586-6752; hvnc.org Insects in the order Odonata (damselflies and dragonflies) are a conspicuous and ecologically important component of Maine’s wildlife diversity. Come listen to an outdoor …

Bats: Beyond the Myths

By hvnc on July 18, 2012, at 5:49 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Hidden Valley Nature Center, 131 Egypt Rd, Jefferson, Maine For more information: Gary Hayward; 586-6752; hvnc.org The United Nations has called 2012 the “Year of the Bat” and there couldn’t be a better time to learn about our winged allies. …

Timberframe Workshop

By hvnc on July 05, 2012, at 12:48 p.m.
Learn timber framing basics in a hands-on setting where participants will experience the entire process from felling the trees to the finished product. Timber framing will be taught in a four-day class by Bob Lear, who has 24 years of timber framing experience. Program cost is $450 for HVNC, SWOAM …

Guided Nature Walk at HVNC

By hvnc on June 25, 2012, at 9:45 a.m.
Friday, July 6, 2012 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Hidden Valley Nature Center, 131 Egypt Rd, Jefferson, Maine For more information: Gary Hayward; 586-6752; hvnc.org Join graduates of Maine Master Naturalist Program as they lead you on an exploration of HVNC – trees, flowers, wetlands, mosses, ferns, lichens and …

Local Music at Sheepscot General Benefits HVNC

By hvnc on June 04, 2012, at 1:26 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Sheepscot General, 98 Townhouse Road, Whitefield, Maine For more information: Gary Hayward; 586-6752; hvnc.org; www.sheepscotgeneral.com Come hear some fine music and support Hidden Valley Nature Center. Local musicians Dan Townsend, Pixie Laure, Chris Simpson, John Pranio, Toki Oshima, Jamie Oshima …

Wednesday Walkers Guided Hike

By hvnc on June 04, 2012, at 12:56 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Location: Hidden Valley Nature Center, 131 Egypt Rd, Jefferson, Maine For more information: Gary Hayward; 586-6752; hvnc.org Guided hike led by Master Naturalist Volunteer Chuck Dinsmore. Moderate hike 2-4 miles. No need for reservation. Just show up!
 
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