At Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve nature experiences and good health go hand in hand.
Now is the opportunity to start summer learning and take your families into the outdoor classroom. Simple yet powerful activities you can do at home, at a park, or at a special spot, like Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve, can connect the whole family to the natural landscape. Here are a few of the Director of the Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve, Angela Belli’s favorite summer nature adventures to spark anyone’s curiosity of the world around them.
At last it is Spring! Along Walzer Way we welcome the Spring Equinox along with a very special surprise - a “Supermoon” will grace the skies this evening above Earth.
Spring for most is a time of renewal, and for nature and those that love nature – it is a time for intense observation and sensory overload. The gray skies will turn to blue, the drab color of soil and dry leaves will give rise to green buds and leaflets. The color of the rainbow will start to show its face in blossoms and other early ephemerals.
Here are a 5 awesome activities to #GetOutside at WPNR this spring:
Getting outside for a fall hike amongst the colorful foliage is a wonderful way to get exercise and give you a positive boost. As warm summer weather dwindles, the now cooler autumn days and nights require a shift in clothing choices for outdoor activities.
Fortunately, staying warm and comfortable playing outside or going on an autumn hike or walk is easy to do.
Simply follow these top five tips that work for both adults and kids.
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