Monthly Archives: July 2014

Summersweet

Summersweet (clethra alnifolia) is a great name for this plant that is currently blooming at Miller Nature Preserve in Avon.  The fragrance can be noticed from the walkway.  Bees and butterflies are attracted to this bush, so before you get … Continue reading

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Summer Camp Fun at the CVC!

What better way to wrap-up a fun-filled week of ‘Seekers’ Nature Camp at the Carlisle Visitor Center(CVC) than going on a Little Green Choo ride! Campers, grades K-1st, enjoyed the sights & sounds of the Children’s Nature Discovery Trail while … Continue reading

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Art and Plants Display

A new display has opened at Miller Nature Preserve which features the different ways we use plants as art.  Bonsai is featured along a reflecting pool in a Japanese garden.  Also displayed are topiary and a hands-on Zen Garden.  This … Continue reading

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‘Birds of Prey Photo Opportunity’ fun!

The Carlisle Visitor Center Naturalists would like to THANK all those who came out for our ‘Birds of Prey Photo Opportunity’ program this past Saturday afternoon! During this particular program, CVC Naturalist, Jenn, and seasoned Raptor Corps volunteers, Pam & … Continue reading

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July Blooms at Schoepfle

The Daylily trail is starting to burst with color. There are over 60,000 cultivars of daylilies, we only have a mere 48 here for you to enjoy. Check them out along with the roses still producing some great color and … Continue reading

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Nature Camp at Carlisle Reservation

Explore. Connect. Engage! Nature Camp will foster a love and respect for nature through outdoor activities, wildlife encounters, habitat explorations, and much more!  Each day of Nature Camp will provide campers with a schedule filled with creative crafts, experiments, outdoor … Continue reading

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Wildlife Observation Area & opportunity

                                                                                  Carlisle Visitor Center’s ‘Wildlife Observation Area’ (WOA) is an area and opportunity for you to enjoy observing and learning about the variety of birds and other wildlife that visit the flowers, bird-feeders, and ponds in our beautiful ‘Wildlife Garden’. … Continue reading

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