Online Education & Activities

STEM Lawn Care Projects for Kids:  Seeding!

Part three of our STEM education for kids series. In this episode: Seeding! 

In partnership with Pam Sherratt, Turfgrass Specialist from THE Ohio State University.

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STEM Lawn Care Projects for Kids: Measuring Your Lawn

Part two of our series of turfgrass related STEM education for kids. In this episode: How to Measure the Area of Your Lawn!

Enjoy these great clips that are hosted by Pam Sherratt, Turfgrass Specialist & Lecturer, Department of Horticulture & Crop Science, The Ohio State University.

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Help Fireflies Before They're Gone in a Flash

There are 2,000 firefly species across the world, and 200 species live here in the United States. Sadly, the firefly species is declining. Due to habitat loss, as well as both chemical and light pollution, humans are negatively impacting these nocturnal pollinators. And, some of these species are habitat-specific, which means they could be lost forever if their habitat isn't preserved. Much of the research around the decline of the firefly is fairly new, but there are ways you can help. 

Check out this blog post to find out how you can ensure the night sky is lit up with these vital pollinators for future generations.

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Front Yard Art Challenge

Hartford Families:  Let's create a front yard art display using decorations from Halloween, Christmas, or create your own. Decorate a fence, side of the house or whatever you have. that works.

Have a friendly family challenge today. Grab a bean bag, baseball, football, softball, golf ball; whatever you have!

Send us a picture and we will gladly post and share.  Pictures may be emailed to recreation@hartford-vt.org

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Five reasons to try geocaching alone

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Geocaching for all: Is your geocache accessible?

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STEM LAWN CARE FOR KIDS!

Part one of Pioneer Athletics series of turfgrass related STEM education for kids.

Enjoy these great clips that are hosted by Pam Sherratt, Turfgrass Specialist & Lecturer, Department of Horticulture & Crop Science, The Ohio State University.

Educational video clip here.

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YOUR FOREST IS READY

Discover easy, family-friendly activities for enjoying the outdoors, no matter where you are.

Have a Forest Experience by visiting https://discovertheforest.org/

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NATURE CONSERVANCY

Discover easy, family-friendly activities for enjoying the outdoors, no matter where you are.

 The Nature Conservancy in Vermont website may be found at https://www.nature.org/en-us/

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