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Fruitful Friday’s!

One of the many jobs we have as the North Woods Stewards, and one of my favorites, is to help out in the Skidmore Community Garden. This summer we have been spending our Fridays, what we call “Fruitful Friday’s”, assisting … Continue reading

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Time to Explore: The New Lands!

Hi friends of the North Woods! I am Michaela, one of the North Woods stewards this summer. The past couple of weeks have been busy! We have learned a lot about the North Woods: removing fallen trees, identifying different plants and leading tours. We … Continue reading

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A Great First Week!

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Hello everyone, my name is Zoe and I am one of your North Woods Stewards for the summer of 2018! Our first week was jammed packed with lots of fun tasks that I would love to share with you all. … Continue reading

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Farewell to the Summer: A Look Back

This summer has been full of exploration, hard work, and fun, but sadly, like all things, it is coming to an end. As Jingling and I wrap up the work we have done in these past 10 weeks, we thought … Continue reading

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Independent Projects: Exploring New Lands

Recently the college has been gifted several acres — Skidmore’s total acreage now reaching close to a thousand at this point. Some of these new swaths of land are considerably larger than our humble 155-acre North Woods. Jingling and I … Continue reading

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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Northwoods

The McGregor Fault line that is the visible drop on the blue trail is the reason why Saratoga Springs has natural springs and when the foliage along the highest point on the Blue Trail is gone you can see 42 … Continue reading

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Fun with Camp Northwoods!

We’re just finishing up our last week here as summer stewards! Amazing how fast these past 10 weeks just flew by. Yesterday we had the wonderful opportunity to work with Camp Northwoods during the afternoon. We got to do quite … 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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Ridding The Trails of Burning Bush

Sana and I continue to work diligently in the woods. For the past 3 weeks or so we have really been focusing our attention on the Red and Blue trails. You might have even seen us working! We are trying … Continue reading

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Strawberry Moon Walk and Last Week’s Updates

We would like to thank everyone who showed up to the Moonlit Walk this past Monday! To those that could not make it, last Monday was the Strawberry moon. Called such by the Algonquin tribe as it indicated the ripening … Continue reading

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