it’s not the worst case, kind of [Bear Brook State Park]

The hike started as an easy walk in the woods. We meandered through the forest with the sun filtering in and out of the trees. A creek flowed next to us. We crossed it and got glimpses of the ridge line as we hiked upwards. Then came the sketchy spot; AKA a combination of snow,Continue reading “it’s not the worst case, kind of [Bear Brook State Park]”

education season [Bear Brook State Park]

The seasons: they change in the blink of an eye. This is true especially in the case of what I  call “education season.” I (along with my fellow Bear Brook-ers) am starting my eighth week in classrooms in Manchester. Break that down, and it’s only two more weeks of education season. It’s kind of bittersweet.Continue reading “education season [Bear Brook State Park]”

it’s a great day [Bear Brook State Park]

“It’s a great day to be at Bear Brook!” -Dave Brush, education director at Bear Brook State Park   After a short weekend and rejuvenating trip to see my sister in New York, I was back at Bear Brook. We went through our usual Monday routine, but something was different in the air. Maybe itContinue reading “it’s a great day [Bear Brook State Park]”

karma points+magical trails

What does SCA stand for? Well…   Slick Cat Association? Salty Creek Association? Southern Community Assistance? Naw, it’s the Student Conservation Association.  Just like the name implies, it’s a conservation-based association that connects young people (as well as those that are young at heart) to work in a variety of public spaces.   Yours trulyContinue reading “karma points+magical trails”