The Field Naturalist Program
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The Field Naturalist Program 25-Year Reunion!
May 31 and June 1, 2008
The Field Naturalist Program has been in existence for 25 years now! The reunion was a success by all accounts. Please peruse the photos below, all taken by Quincy Campbell, and scroll down to see the schedule.
SATURDAY, MAY 31
Saturday's festivities take place in the main pavilion at Oakledge Park in Burlington.
12:00 pm: The reunion begins! Look for Porky's smiling face at the welcome table.
1:00 pm: Hub, Jeff and Deane will "officially" welcome us.
Throughout the afternoon: Live music from Nick Gotelli and Elizabeth Farnsworth, a delicious buffet from Sugar Snap catering, face painting, a scavenger hunt, jam sessions, games, and more.
SUNDAY, JUNE 1
Sunday begins as early as 7:30 am, and our home base for all events is the Education Center at Shelburne Farms in Shelburne.
7:30-8:30 am: Matt Kolan T5 will convene a bird walk through the fields and forests of Shelburne Farms.
8:30-9:30 am: Field Naturalist and yoga instructor Charlotte Clews Lawther R3 will lead an FN/EP-themed, easy, all-levels yoga class that is open to all. Bring a mat if you have one, don't worry if you don't.
9:30 am: Coffee and pastries will be available in the Ed. Center.
10:00 am: We'll gather for a conversation, facilitated by Sarah Goodrich and Toby Fulwiler, that will lead into a variety of walks and workshops beginning at 11:00.
11:00 am: Field walk with Philip Halteman Y9
Watercolor/sketching workshop facilitated by Quincy Campbell Y9.
Other topics and groups may arise based on interest.
12:00 pm: A delicious picnic lunch from Sugar Snap.
1:00 pm: Field walk to Lake Champlain with Chris Nytch V7
Writing workshop on personal histories facilitated by Toby Fulwiler
A second art workshop with Quincy Campbell Y9 and Erin Haney X8.
Field Naturalist Program - Department of Plant Biology
111 Jeffords Hall - 63 Carrigan Drive
University of Vermont - Burlington, VT 05405
(802) 656-2930 - Lillian.Reade@uvm.edu
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