The Healing Powers of Nature (DC EcoWomen)

Online

Melanie will share her experience as a nature book author, naturalist, and forest therapy guide, and will address your questions and comments about how your relationship with nature is changing during the pandemic.

Free

A Year at Theodore Roosevelt Island – Autumn Tree Walk (Audubon Naturalist Society)

Theodore Roosevelt Island

Our fall tree walks will take us deep into the swamp and tidal inlet along the boardwalk where willows, bald-cypresses and cattails frame views of the city behind it. Melanie will share details of the island’s fascinating history during this year-long exploration and we’ll witness the ebb and flow of the Potomac tides along with the changing seasons.

$28 – $38

Autumn Tree ID Hike in Rock Creek Park (Audubon Naturalist Society)

Rock Creek Park

We will ID trees of the Rock Creek floodplain and upland woods, including several maples, several oaks, sycamore, tupelo, river birch, musclewood, American beech, hickories, and others as we soak up the autumn beauty of the park.

$28 – $38

Celebrate Conservation Montgomery’s 10th Anniversary

Online

Melanie will inspire us to connect more deeply with the beauty and wonder of Montgomery County’s green spaces, including our own backyards, as we celebrate our ten years of activism and stewardship.

Free

A Year at Theodore Roosevelt Island – Late Autumn Tree Walk (Audubon Naturalist Society)

Theodore Roosevelt Island

Our fall tree walks will take us deep into the swamp and tidal inlet along the boardwalk where willows, bald-cypresses and cattails frame views of the city behind it. Melanie will share details of the island’s fascinating history during this year-long exploration and we’ll witness the ebb and flow of the Potomac tides along with the changing seasons.

$28 – $38

The Joy of Forest Bathing (Virtual Workshop — Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center)

Online

In this workshop, you’ll learn about the history and global enthusiasm for forest bathing as Melanie guides you through incorporating this soulful practice into your life. You’ll learn how to conduct your own forest bathing walks using the environment around you, including your own backyard!

$30