Monthly Archives: August 2011

Preamble (Last Summer Blog Post!)

We, the Stewards of the Skidmore College North Woods, in order to form a more perfect Forest, (re)establish Native Plants, ensure Ecological Harmony, provide for Health and Well-Being, promote the Public Enjoyment, and secure the Blessings of Sustainability for our … Continue reading

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Soundscape of the North Woods

Last fall, senior Environmental Studies student Maranda Duval (Class of 2011) created an audio soundscape of the North Woods for Michael Marx’s Literature and the Environment course. Her 5-minute composition features natural sounds, such as rushing streams, as well as … Continue reading

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Community Learns About Local History of the North Woods

On Saturday, July 30th, Economics Professor Robert Jones led a tour through the North Woods that focused on the local history of the Woods.  Seventeen visitors accompanied the professor.  Professor Jones’ tour began on the Red Trail, looped into the … Continue reading

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