Public Programs

Please note: Due to capacity limitations attendance is limited to paid participants ONLY.
Thank you for your understanding and support.

 

10/10- Nature Photography: 9am-Noon
“Take only pictures, leave only footprints” is a great line if you know how to take the photos.
In this beginner to intermediate photography class, with an emphasis on nature, you will learn camera basics, elements of photography, types of photography, choosing a camera and finishing touches for your photographs that you can do on your computer.
Program meets at JMF Welcome Center. Fee: $10/person Ages 12 and older.
A parent/legal guardian must accompany anyone under the age of 18. 
 

11/7- Gnomes and Trolls: 10am-Noon
Enter a magical, hidden world in the Forest, where creatures of the imagination live.
Be on the look-out for our Forest Troll, guarding a bridge along the trail. Perhaps he will let us pass if we offer him many of the edible foods in the Forest.
While in the woods, we will build shelters of sticks and leaves and enjoy a woodland treat around a campfire.
Program meets in the Horine Reservation’s Environmental Education Center.
Fee: $10/person. Ages 5 and older.
A parent/legal guardian must accompany anyone under the age of 18.
 

11/14- Map & Compass Skills: 9am-Noon
Map and landscape reading are skills every outdoor person should possess.
Equip yourself with the knowledge necessary to read and interpret topographic maps and locate destinations while using a compass. These in-field exercises are a hands-on learning experience.
Program meets in the Horine Reservation main parking lot.
Fee: $10/person Ages 8 and older.
A parent/legal guardian must accompany anyone under the age of 18.
 

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