Heighten Your Senses in Nature

date Wednesday, 5 April 2017 time 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

👤 Matt Colombo 🏢 Rock Creek Park: 16th Street Heights

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Waldo excels at immersing himself into an ecosystem. You can too. (Photo by Matt Colombo.)

Do you want to immerse yourself in the ecosystem, or be an alien visitor? Our lives often reinforce our dulled senses and prevent us from the full sensory experience of nature.

On this walk through the woods, you’ll learn where the animals hang out, why that tree looks kind of funny, and how to turn a hike into an adventurous learning experience. Afterward, the only issue you’ll have will be hiking without stopping every five feet!

We’ll talk about the many things the ecosystem can tell us — including wind direction, animal behavior, plant identification, and orienting yourself to the sun — and the proper mindset to absorb this bounty of the senses.

Location

Rock Creek Park: 16th Street Heights
Washington, DC
Neighborhood: 16th Street Heights
Meet at the bus stop at 16th and Colorado Ave. NW (D33, S1, S2, S4, S9 buses)

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