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The Great Outdoors awaits with these spring events, blogs, and booklists.

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A Guide to Local Parks A Guide to Local Parks

By John
These nearby parks offer natural beauty and ample green space to enjoy.
These nearby parks offer natural beauty and ample green space to enjoy.
Event

Master Gardeners Plant Clinic Master Gardeners Plant Clinic

Join Va. Co-operative Extension's Master Gardeners who will answer your gardening questions in these free plant clinics.
Join Va. Co-operative Extension's Master Gardeners who will answer your gardening questions in these free plant clinics.
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Nature RX: Just What the Doctor Ordered Nature RX: Just What the Doctor Ordered

recommended by CRRL_FritziN
These freshly picked reads illustrate the therapeutic aspects of spending time in nature, from gardening to forest bathing, and hiking.
These freshly picked reads illustrate the therapeutic aspects of spending time in nature, from gardening to forest bathing, and hiking.
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Gardening at CRRL Gardening at CRRL

Check out the impressive numbers for our 2018 community gardening initiatives, and join us for the 2019 season.
Check out the impressive numbers for our 2018 community gardening initiatives, and join us for the 2019 season.
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A Healthy Dose of Vitamin N A Healthy Dose of Vitamin N

By Tracy
Check out these nature-related books that'll get you answering the call of the wild.
Check out these nature-related books that'll get you answering the call of the wild.
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Adventure Packs for Grades K-6 Adventure Packs for Grades K-6

Create your own outdoor adventure with our Adventure Packs!
Create your own outdoor adventure with our Adventure Packs!
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Flowers That Attract Pollinators Flowers That Attract Pollinators

recommended by CRRLCollection
Use these titles to start your own pollinator-friendly garden.
Use these titles to start your own pollinator-friendly garden.
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It's a Great Month for National Parks It's a Great Month for National Parks

By Virginia
Grab your family and friends and head to a National Park this month.
Grab your family and friends and head to a National Park this month.
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Take a Hike! Take a Hike!

By Virginia
Plan one! - or take a quick hike on your stomping grounds.
Plan one! - or take a quick hike on your stomping grounds.
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Make a Terrarium Make a Terrarium

By Virginia
Whether it's filled with mossy rocks and ferns or sands and cactus, a terrarium is an amazingly fun way to learn more about nature.…
Whether it's filled with mossy rocks and ferns or sands and cactus, a terrarium is an amazingly fun way to learn more about nature.…
Event

Local Hiking Trails and Citizen Science Local Hiking Trails and Citizen Science

Jun 10th | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join Harry Puffenberger, a Virginia Master Naturalist, on local trails and learn how to particpate in citizen science.
Join Harry Puffenberger, a Virginia Master Naturalist, on local trails and learn how to particpate in citizen science.
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Backpacking Basics Backpacking Basics

Jul 13th | 10:00am - 11:00am
Learn how to pack your backpack diligently and carry enough items to make your hike pleasant.
Learn how to pack your backpack diligently and carry enough items to make your hike pleasant.
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Nature Walk Nature Walk

Jun 22nd | 9:30am - 11:00am
Take a short hike and search for local plants and wildlife.
Take a short hike and search for local plants and wildlife.
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