Monthly Archives: July 2015

Finishing Up Summer Projects

With only two weeks left, the Stewards are hard at work finishing up our summer projects. One project that we have been working on is a field guide of the North Woods’ plants, trees, animals, and birds. We have talked … Continue reading Continue reading

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A New Invasive in Town?

There are only 3 weeks of summer left for the Stewards! Still, we are continuing to work hard to remove invasive plants in the woods. Recently, we have started research about an invasive species that we have never worked with before. Goutweed, also … Continue reading Continue reading

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A Spooky and Historic Lantern Tour

On Friday night at 8:00 PM, the Stewards lead a spooky historic tour through the North Woods. We walked in the dusky light of the forest, aided by the glow of lanterns (including some cool solar-powered lanterns!). We made a … Continue reading Continue reading

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Building a better trail map…

  For a long time, the trail map for the old Skidmore College North Woods Trail Map has been not up to my personal cartographic standards. Originally developed by Bob Jones and Alex Chaucer a few years ago, multiple versions had been edited and what was the North Woods map had lost it’s original lustre and […] Continue reading

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Japanese Barberry Update!

Over the last two weeks, the Stewards have been hard at work eradicating invasive Japanese Barberry by the Orange Trail. It is a tough job! The Barberry is dense and has sharp spines which makes it difficult to pull up. … Continue reading Continue reading

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