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September 15 - December 08, 2022

Senior Naturalist Program

Robinson Nature Center • 6692 Cedar Ln ColumbiaMD  21044 Organized by Howard County Goverment
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Join us at the Robinson Nature Center for our Sr. Naturalist program! The program provides a foundation of understanding on a variety of topics through hands-on exploration and demonstrations in a casual, social atmosphere.

Forest Bathing: Enjoy the experience of shinrin yoku (forest bathing). You will take a slow, mindful walk led by Certified Forest Bathing Instructor Monica Wenzel, in which you experience the forest with all your senses.

Geology: Discover the unique rock formations and types that you find in this region of Maryland with expert guide, Terry Cordaro.

History Hike: Discover the native cultures, historical settlers of Simpsonville and individuals that lived on the property where the Nature Center now sits through a hike along the property to the Simpsonville mill ruins and a presentation of artifacts by Robinson Nature Center staff.

Winter Birding: Search for birds along the nature center’s trails using auditory and visual clues while learning how to recognize the differences between species with Robinson Nature Center staff.

Mobility-friendly sessions of programming stay on paved trails.


Please dress for the weather as these programs take place both indoors and outdoors. Our trails include uneven terrain and unpaved sections. Mobility-friendly time sessions stay on paved trails.

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When

September 15 - December 08, 2022

3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Wednesday, Thursday

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Age and Gender

Ages 50-255 · Co-Ed

Location

Robinson Nature Center

6692 Cedar Ln ColumbiaMD  21044

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