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Spring Wildflowers Starting to Bloom

The Spring wildflowers are starting to bloom. I just saw the CUT LEAF TOOTHWORT, awful name but beautiful flower. There are loads of them in our forest just beginning to bloom. The MARSH MARIGOLD in our marsh is in full bloom. Unfortunately this beautiful flower was blooming in the middle of a big bag of food garbage…
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Beavers at House In the Wood

We have beavers at House In The Wood which I think is really kool!Photo courtesy of  Wisconsin DNR EEK websiteUsually all I get to see are the SIGNS of beaver, like this freshly chewed tree or the branches that I came across last week!Some of my AmeriCorps volunteers even saw the actual beaver a few…
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AmeriCorps Project YES! Gets Us READY!

      AmeriCorps Project YES! Gets Loads of Work DoneAmeriCorps Projects YES! from Northwestern Settlement in Chicago spent their Spring Retreat at House In the Wood. They arrived on Monday and participated in team building and reflection activities all day. And at night, what else, but a campfire with s'mores. On the next day,…
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New Blog for House In The Wood Outdoor Ed Center

Welcome to the new blog for House In The Wood Outdoor Education Center. Watch the outdoors at camp change as the weeks pass, watch the staff get ready for the Rowe Elementary School groups that visit and FINALLY watch our school groups arrive and have a great time learning outdoors at House In The Wood.
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