Monthly Archives: February 2012

Explore the NEW (Northern) North Woods

This Sunday, join Environmental Studies Seniors Jackie Slocombe, Eva Fillion, and Roz Freeman for a hike to Skidmore’s newly acquired property behind the Stables on Daniels Road.  For their capstone project, the students are measuring and identifying trees in this … Continue reading

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NYT Tackles Issue of (Off-Leashed) Dog Walking

“Across the region, land trusts, town recreation departments and city parks agencies have struggled with the question, weighing liability and wildlife protection against forceful advocacy of many dog owners.” On February 10th, the New York Times published this article entitled … Continue reading

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Environmental Studies Senior Capstone

For our ES Capstone project, we are hoping to learn about the values and perceptions that students, faculty/staff, and community members hold towards the North Woods. By performing this stakeholder analysis, we expect to learn about the multiple interests of … Continue reading

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