Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Merry Lea
Oct. 3; 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (day trip)
Meet at Greencroft Community Center south entrance
Get a first-hand look at the ecosystems and programs of Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College on this one-of-a-kind field trip! Visit sites used for collegiate programming as well as school audiences. See 5th graders participate in an exploration of a restored wetland. Following a catered lunch, participants will enjoy a driving tour, and visit portions of the Merry Lea property not typically open to the public. We will discuss ecosystem-level restoration projects, including land management efforts. Marcus Stoltzfus, Merry Lea’s Director of Environmental Education Outreach, is coordinating our day’s activities. This day trip has special pricing because it includes transportation and a catered lunch. It is limited to 25 participants.