Spirit in Nature honors founding member

At the Annual Meeting of Spirit In Nature, folks honored this year’s Eco-Spirit Award recipient, Carolyn Hentz Spooner, and affirmed their support for SpIN’s unique system of forest paths dedicated to different spiritual and religious traditions.

SpIN Eco-Spirit to recognize Carol Spooner

The Board of Trustees of the Spirit in Nature Paths in Ripton have announced that the 2023 Eco-Spirit Award will be presented to Carol Spooner, founding member of SpIN, at the SpIN Annual Meeting.

Spirit in Nature to honor beekeeper Ross Conrad

The Spirit in Nature (SpIN) annual meeting will honor Ross Conrad of Dancing Bee Gardens, Middlebury, with its Eco-Spirit Award for 2022 on Sunday, March 20, from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Ripton Community House. 

Group gathers to celebrate spirit, nature

More than 20 people spanning multiple generations gathered at Ripton’s Spirit In Nature trails on Sunday, joining a Drum Circle organized by visiting musicians from Massachusetts.

Letter to the editor: College gives Spirit in Nature new life

Some good news came from Middlebury College last week. The administration made a decision that affects those of us who are comforted, refreshed, sometimes awed and inspired by a walk in a forest or a rest beside a woodland brook, away from traffic noise, … (read more)

Join Spirit in Nature for Eco-Spirit award

MIDDLEBURY — The public is invited to attend the annual meeting of Spirit in Nature on Sunday, Feb. 16, at 2 p.m., in the community room at Ilsley Library in Middlebury (use the entrance at back of building). The event will include presentation of the Eco … (read more)