Squam Lakes Association Offers Adventure Ecology Program: Connecting Art with Nature

flat water SLAEvery Friday starting June 26 and running through August 14, the Squam Lakes Association will offering free programs that are open to the public on a variety of nature and conservation related topics.

The Adventure Ecology programs are being presented by the Squam Conservation Interns
who spend their summers on Squam performing important conservation work in support of the SLA’s mission.

On June 26th, Coral Tucker, will present a program titled: Connecting Art with Nature. Connecting Art with nature is a daytime adventure that focuses on inspiring individuals to maintain a personal relationship with Earth. Starting at Chamberlain-Reynolds Memorial Forest, located on College Road off Route 3, participants will get the chance to walk around and create various works of art. The program includes learning about how to make crafts with leaves and sticks, writing short poems, and sketching landscape scenes. Everyone will get a chance to explore different techniques that can help them create a lifelong relationship with the outdoors.

The Squam Conservation Internship provides skills and experience for future conservation professionals while working as the driving force behind the SLA’s conservation mission.This unpaid volunteer internship provides hands-on conservation work experience and certifications over a broad range of activities. Interns serve as campsite hosts and caretakers at our backcountry campsites, work toward the eradication of variable milfoil, engage both youth and adults in environmental education, and perform other conservation duties such as shoreline restoration and trail maintenance and construction.

To learn more about the SLA and its up-coming events and programs, visit http://www.squamlakes.org. The Squam Lakes Association is dedicated to conserving for public benefit the natural beauty, peaceful character and unique resource values of the Squam Lakes

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