Come join us for the Tin Mountain Conservation Center 13th Annual Meeting and Field Day on Saturday, May 21, at the Tin Mountain Nature Learning Center. The morning offers some fabulous nature field trips led by Tin Mountain naturalists. Participants choose the hike of their choice in the early morning.

 

Field Trips include:

Birding at Brownfield Bog 7-10:30am (meet at Grant’s in Brownfield)

Exploring Brook Trout Habitat 9-11am

Touring Historic Bald Hill 9-11am

 

At 11:30 AM in the Great Room, Director Michael Cline and Trustee Chair David Sturdevant will preside over the annual meeting and report on how Tin Mountain faired in the last fiscal year 10/09 through 09/10, as well as preview goals for environmental education in the community, schools and summer camp. Outstanding volunteers and business partners in environmental education will be presented awards, and members will have an opportunity to vote for acceptance of new board members. A delicious, luncheon barbeque follows.

 

At 1 PM, the keynote speaker, Henry Homeyer, a freelance writer, garden designer and consultant, will speak on Landscaping for Wildlife using Native Plants. Homeyer is author of Notes from the Garden, The New Hampshire Gardener’s Companion, and The Vermont Gardener’s Companion and is a regular commentator on Vermont Public Radio.

 

Come for the whole day or part of the day, cost for the Tin Mountain Annual Meeting and Field Day, Saturday, May 21 is $10 per person and $20 per family and includes lunch, walks and keynote presentation. There will be a limited amount of compost and “native” perennial and shrubs available for sale, as well as a sampling of White Birch Books gardening books.  Reservations are requested by calling Tin Mountain at 603-447-6991.