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Lots to Chirp about

There has not been much new in the Daily Chirp – but that does not mean there has not been anything worth chirping about! It is hard to find time to sit down at the computer! Our fall semester crew has been learning how to make apple sauce and bannock

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A snail’s pace to the river…

This past Monday morning, after a very loud alarm call from a Blue Jay, a Coopers Hawk (could have been a Sharp Shinned – we couldn’t say for certain) joined our morning circle.  It landed in a tree about 15 feet from us and all was quiet – not a

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Climbing and questions…

It was a beautiful fall day today!   The children are still exploring new spaces on the property.  New forests, mini ecosystems, and trees to climb!  They are constantly finding their own edges.   We found the remains of this bird in early September, but they were forgotten.  One of

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The past couple of weeks the children have been investigating the varieties of beans drying in the veggie, garden, digging potatoes, harvesting carrots and finding worms!  OH, the worms!  We found a huge community of worms in an area out side of the veggie garden today when we were tearing

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Our Values

Today the children were turning over the logs they were sitting on during our morning circle looking for bugs!  So off they went looking for bugs of all kinds all over the property. Then we came back together as a group to share what values our nature school could have

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First Day of Nature School!

There are some very curious, energetic, enthusiastic inquirers in our very first semester of Free Bird Nature School! We began our day around the campfire sharing stories of summer adventures and getting to know one another.  From there we went on a short hike around the property and the children

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August Open House!

The August Open House date is now…..up to you! In stead of picking one day for an open house I thought I would allow more time and space for people due to sporadic summer schedules. Please feel free to call or email me a day or so in advance of

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Rain or Shine….or both!

Hello! Tomorrow is our open house! We already know the weather this summer is crazy so rain or shine, or both, we will be here! We have a few activities planned, more information about our up coming Fall Semester, our PD day opportunities, and some yummy snacks ready for you.

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Friday, June 30!

Hello!  Our veggie garden is growing, the wild flowers are blooming & our open house is not far off! I hope you you can stop by for a campfire, snacks & a few activities on Friday, June 30th from 5-7pm. This is a great opportunity for you to meet us,

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