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Earth Seasoned….#GapYear: Movie and Dessert

Crow’s Nest Preserve | Sat, March 09, 2019, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Earth Seasoned…#GapYear, is the story of five young, urban women who spend a “gap year” living semi-primitively in the Oregon Cascade Mountains as told through Tori Davis, a teenager with attention deficit disorder, dyslexia, and short-term memory problems.

This moving and hopeful film shows how time in nature can help all of us discover not only the gift of nature, but the special gifts we can give in return, to our fellow human beings.

Please bring a potluck dessert to share with others.

 

Where

Crow’s Nest Preserve
201 Piersol Road
Elverson , PA 19520
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When

March 9, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Crow’s Nest is the gateway to the Hopewell Big Woods, a 73,000-acre expanse of forest that reaches north into Berks County. Just next door, you’ll find French Creek State Park and Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site, making Crow’s Nest part of one of the largest areas of protected land in the region.

The pristine French Creek runs through Crow’s Nest, flowing from French Creek State Park’s Hopewell Lake on its way to the Schuylkill River. The preserve’s streamside forest helps protect the creek’s water quality.

Wildlife abounds at Crow’s Nest! You may spot Wood Ducks or see signs of beaver construction along French Creek; hear the songs of Wood Thrushes, Vireos, and warblers in the dense forests; or track the footprints of fox, raccoon, and deer. The preserve is part of the Hay Creek/French Creek Forest Block “Important Bird Area” (a National Audubon Society designation).

Crow’s Nest is a haven for other wild creatures: children! For decades, the preserve has hosted both after-school programs and a summer day camp to help combat the nature disconnect today’s kids face. The preserve includes a NaturePlayGround to encourage creative, unstructured play.

Please bring a potluck dessert to share with others.
Please leave your four-legged friends at home.

Registration

Event is free. Registration required. Please complete and submit the secure, on-line registration form below to let us know you are coming, or call 610-353-5587 ext. 221.

Cancellation:
Events may be cancelled due to inclement weather or low registration. In that case, we will make every effort to update our website and contact registrants. Note that we cannot offer refunds of paid registrations or ticket purchases, but rest assured that your donation will help us in our work to save open space, care for nature, and connect people to the outdoors.

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