Instruction (Skills)

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Grassy Pond Convservation Land, Acton, MA

Saturday, December 4, 2010 12:00 AM

Slow nature walk through woods, fields, and bog boardwalk, focusing on plant ID and fun natural history. From 1:00pm-4:00pm. Route 2 Exit 42 (Route 27/Main Street, Acton). Follow Route 27N for about 1 mile through Acton Center, turn left on Nagog Hill Road and follow for about 1.1 miles. Parking on the left just past the small meadow. Parking space is limited, so arrive early. Steady rain or heavy snow cancels. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Walks
Instruction (Skills)
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Boot Boutwell

Middlesex Fells, Winchester, MA

Saturday, November 13, 2010 12:00 AM

Slow-paced nature walk to Long Pond, focusing on evergreens and other easily recognizable plants of winter, plus fun natural history. 1:00-4:00pm. I-93 Exit 33 (Route 28, Fellsway West, Winchester). Go around rotary to South Border Road, Winchester, then about 2 miles to the Long Pond parking lot on the right (opposite 532 South Border Road). No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Walks
Instruction (Skills)
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Boot Boutwell

Acton Arboretum, Acton

Saturday, September 11, 2010 12:00 AM

Slow-paced nature walk through woods, fields, and over bog boardwalk. Focus on plant ID and fun natural history. 9:00am-12:00pm. From the Concord Rotary, take Route 2W for 2.2miles to a right on Taylor Road, then 0.7 miles to the Arboretum parking lot on the right. Parking is limited, so arrive early. Steady rain cancels. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Instruction (Skills)
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Boot Boutwell

Manchester-Essex Conservation Area, Manchester, MA

Sunday, August 8, 2010 12:00 AM

Slow-paced nature walk through forest to the top of Millstone Hill, focusing on plant ID and natural history. 9:30am-12:30pm. Route 128N Exit 15 (School Street). Left on School Street. Go 0.5 miles to a dirt parking lot on the left, just before the Manchester-Essex town line. No registration. Steady rain cancels. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Instruction (Skills)
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Boot Boutwell

SOLO WFA Instruction

Saturday, November 6, 2010 12:00 AM to Sunday, November 7, 2010 12:00 AM

<p>SOLO WFA is designed for outdoor enthusiasts who may find themselves far from immediate medical care, and need to rely on their own skills to survive and thrive if an emergency arises. This 2-day course teaches the basics of backcountry first aid, including building leg and arm splints, caring for wounds, and recognizing &amp; managing common medical problems, along with rare life-threatening emergencies. Most importantly, WFA teaches how to prevent such issues from occurring on a backcountry trip. Cost is $110, most co/leaders may be eligible for reimbursement.</p>

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Instruction (Skills)
First Aid
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Matthew Pearson
Registrar: 
Matthew Pearson

Bellevue Pond, Middlesex Fells, Medford

Sunday, October 3, 2010 12:00 AM

Nature walk around pond at a slow pace through forest and meadow, with a focus on plant ID and fun natural history. 1:00-4:00pm. I-93 Exit 33 (Roosevelt Circle) to South Border Road (Winchester) for 0.2 miles, then to Bellevue Pond parking lot on the right. Parking is limited, so arrive early. Steady rain cancels. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Walks
Instruction (Skills)
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Boot Boutwell

Andover Committee Co-Leader Training, Andover

Saturday, October 16, 2010 12:00 AM

Learn basics of how to co-lead "show and go" trips, and qualify as a co-leader for Boston Chapter Andover Committee. Classroom session from 11:00am-1:00pm (discussion over lunch). Afternoon on-the-trail training. $7 (includes lunch).

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Instruction (Skills)
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Helen Palmer

Grassy Pond Conservation Land, Acton, MA

Saturday, July 31, 2010 12:00 AM

Slow-paced nature walk through woods and fields focusing on plant ID and fun natural history. 1:00-4:00pm. Route 2 Exit 42 (Route 27/Main Street, Acton). Follow Route 27N for about 1 mile through Acton Center and turn left on Nagog Hill Road. Travel Nagog Hill Road for about 1.1 miles. There is parking on the left just past the small meadow. No registration. Parking is limited, so please arrive early. Steady rain cancels. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Instruction (Skills)
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Boot Boutwell

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