June, 2023

National Trails Day Hike, Peoples State Forest

Saturday, June 3rd,  9:30 a.m., meet at Nature Museum, Peoples State Forest, East River Road, Barkhamsted. Come join FALPS’ Board President, Erik Landgraf for a 6-miles hike stopping along the way to talk about the history, plants and mammals of the area. Overlooks and boardwalks will be included in this outing.

Matthies North Meadows Plantings, Peoples State Forest

Friday, June 23rd, 6 p.m., meet at the Northern parking lot in Matthies Grove, East River Road, Peoples State Forest. Come join Master Naturalist and FALPS’ Board Member, Dave Lewis, to learn about the various plantings going on at the North Meadows, the reason behind the plantings and the future of the area.

July, 2023

Fairy House Program, Nature Museum, Peoples State Forest

Saturday, July 29th, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Peoples State Forest Nature Museum, Greenwoods Road (just up from its intersection with East River Road), Barkhamsted. Come join FALPS’ Board President, Erik Landgraf and his wife and member, Helen Ann, for a fun family program to make Fairy Houses. A Nature walk to collect Fairy House supplies is included. Assembly will take place on the grounds of the Nature Museum.

Forest Bathing, Summer Edition

Sunday, July 30th, 7:30 a.m. Join FALPS’ President Erik Landgraf for the Summer Edition of Forest Bathing. Come out early to experience the sounds of Nature and to immerse yourselves in it. Group will travel to the boardwalks in Peoples State Forest during this hiking experience.