Garden journaling class to be held Aug. 3

MIDDLEBURY — In the tradition of British garden journals, the journals of Henry David Thoreau, the Voyage of Discovery and other property record keepers, come enjoy a little time outdoors learning specific ways to record data on your own property that can help you in future land planning and management. What is important to document? What are some very simple methods using both writing and simple illustration? What will help you see how both subtle and obvious changes are happening to the nature of where you live?
Join naturalist/artist/educator Clare Walker Leslie on Wednesday, Aug. 3, from 6:30-8 p.m., at Otter View Park, to explore the art and science of journaling. Pre-registration is appreciated but not required. To register contact Lisa Sausville at 802-877-2777 or [email protected].
Participants should bring a pencil, notebook, binoculars, water bottle, bug spray and a few field guides if you have them. There will be some on hand to share. The event is free and being co-sponsored by Vermont Coverts: Woodlands for Wildlife, Middlebury Area Land Trust and Otter Creek Audubon. 

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