Category Archives: Tours

An Afternoon of Reminiscing

  Hello world! We’re your 2017 summer stewards, Jingling and Yesenia. We’re very excited to be in the woods exploring, mapping, removing invasives, and giving tours. That’s just to name a few things that the stewards do. We also work … Continue reading

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North Woods Events Updates!

Hi All! This week, Yesenia is out of town so burning bush removal has slowed down a bit. However, there is a tour scheduled for this evening at 7 starting at the Falstaff’s kiosk. Learn about the historic blue trail … Continue reading

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Memories on the Alumni Tour 2014

Last Saturday, we had the opportunity to take a walk in the North Woods with a group of alumni who shared their experiences with us. These alumni ranged from Class of 1974 to Class of 1999, and had many different … Continue reading

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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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Honors Forum Event: North Woods Talk and Clean-up

To kick off December, Juniors Kelsey Rogers ’13 and Kaitlin Garofano ’13 organized a North Woods Talk and Clean-up on Saturday, December 3.  The event began with a talk by Economics Professor Bob Jones about the history of the woods … Continue reading

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Celebration Weekend Brings New Visitors to the North Woods

The North Woods Stewards met with parents, siblings, and students for a tour on Saturday, October 15th for Celebration Weekend.  It was the perfect Fall Day for a tour of the North Woods – parents admired the College’s colorful forest.  … 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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Local History Tour

TOUR TOMORROW! The History of the North Woods Free and Open to the Public Saturday, July 30th from 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm The present-day Skidmore College campus is located on land that prior to 1960 was known as Woodlawn … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events

The North Woods Stewards are excited to present three upcoming tours during July: The History of the North Woods Free and Open to the Public 1st Tour: Saturday, July 9th from 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm 2nd Tour: Saturday, July … Continue reading

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Skidmore Alums Take Tours of the North Woods

On Friday, June 3rd and Saturday, June 4th, Skidmore Alums embarked on faculty-led tours of the North Woods. Kim Marsella, Program Coordinator and Lecturer of the Environmental Studies Program, led the Friday tour, which focused on the geological and cultural … Continue reading

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