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“NatureTime” at the Vassar Ecological Preserve on February 23, 2018

NatureTime is a series of educational events by the ecological preserve and environmental cooperative that aims to engage the Vassar community in the science and conservation that happens at Vassar and on this incredible preserve.

Event Schedule
February 23 at 3:00pm: Wildlife Walk
March 3 at 3:00pm, Winter Tree ID Walk
April 14 at 11:00am, Phenology Info & Training
April 29 at 7:30pm, Full Moon Walk
May 2, Yard Futures Project (Lecture by Peter Groffman)
Date to be announced, Spring Ephemeral Plant Walk and Local Bat Lecture

This event series is sponsored by the Vassar Farm and Ecological Preserve, the Environmental Cooperative at the Vassar Barns, and VCNature.

Vassar College strives to make its events, performances, and facilities accessible to all. Individuals with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact the Office of Campus Activities at least 48 hours in advance of an event, Mondays-Fridays, at (845) 437-5370. Without sufficient notice, appropriate space/and or assistance may not be available. For detailed information about accessibility to specific campus facilities, search for “campus accessibility information” on the Vassar homepage.

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Posted by Office of Communications Friday, February 16, 2018