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Pathfinders: From Acorns to Oaks | SOLD OUT

February 3, 2024
11:00AM - 12:15PM
pile of dropped acorns on ground

As Pathfinders explore various forms of horticulture, the act of growing plants, they’ll become familiar with the basics of plant reproduction while developing their skills. In this program, Pathfinders will receive firsthand experience germinating an oak acorn. They’ll explore how oaks are keystone species and support an abundance of organisms before planting an acorn to care for at home.

What does it mean to be a Backcountry Pathfinder? A Pathfinder is an explorer, someone who respects nature and inspires others through example and leadership. Children ages 8-13 are invited to join our group of Backcountry Pathfinders where they’ll grow skills and become leaders in caring for nature. Participants who complete Pathfinder activities qualify to participate in special events, check-out investigation equipment during their Garden visits and have opportunities where they can utilize their Pathfinder skills to help better the Backcountry.

Check our full calendar for more opportunities for Pathfinders to learn horticulture. 

This experience is free, but registration is required.
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