We learned of Muir, Carson, Audubon, Darling and Berry and how they led the way for students like us to learn about nature and the world around us.
Walking down Main Street learning more about our hometown.
Mayor Dakota Young encouraged us on our Outdoor Heroes Camp adventure!
A day on the farm picking flowers, vegetables, and picnicking!
The farm experience brought the teaching of Wendell Berry to life!
Almost every day, instead of going to school, I made for the fields, where I spent my day. John James Audubon
Our farm to table event found us at the Caldwell County Extension building preparing a meal of our freshly picked vegetables and freshly gathered eggs.
In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks. John Muir
It is a wholesome and necessary thing for us to turn again to the earth and in the contemplation of her beauties to know the sense of wonder and humility.
We explored the cave where John Thompson, the first settler to the Pennyrile, lived.
Paddle boating on the lake at Pennyrile State Park!
Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life. Rachel Carson
Water testing activity at Big Springs
A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children. John James Audubon
“To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.”