Northwood Area Land Management Collaborative

Aldo Leopold Day 2012

May 5, 2012
Camp Wah-Tut-Ca Scout Reservation - Northwood, NH

For more information contact Ellen Snyder (, 603-659-6250)

or Carl Wallman (, 603-435-5209)

All programs are free and open to the public

Wah-Tut-Ca Scout Reservation
292 Blakes Hill Road
Northwood, NH 03261

Directions: From Epsom Traffic Circle travel 6.2 miles east on Route 4, turn right on Blakes Hill Road, follow 1.4 miles, Wah-Tut-Ca Scout Reservation is on right.  Follow gravel driveway about 1/4 mile down hill into camp parking area.
From Lee Traffic Circle travel 13.3 miles west on Route 4, turn left on Blakes Hill Road, follow directions above.

Agenda: Unless indicated otherwise, most events in Robinson Lodge - Dining Hall

1:00 - 1:30 pm: Welcome to Wah-Tut-Ca Scout Reservation and NALMC Neighborhood and to Leopold Day

1:30 - 3:30 pm: EXPLORE!
  • A nature hike to explore the camp (led by naturalists and Scout leaders)
  • Leopold bench building (led by Steve Winchester and Carl Wallman) - MaGee Shelter
  • Land Health writing workshop (led by poet Sharon Olds) - Williams Lodge
  • UNH Woodsmen Team demonstration - across from dining hall
  • Activities for kids (led by Nikki Roy)

3:30 - 4:00 pm: Refreshments in the Dining Hall

4:00 - 5:30 pm: CONNECT!

A presentation and interactive discussion by Leopold scholar, Dr. Julianne Lutz Warren: "Aldo Leopold's Bias for Pine Trees: Writing the Signature of Land Health"

Dr. Warren is the author of Aldo Leopold's Odyssey and a faculty member at New York University.  Her work unfolds Leopold's journey to better understands of harmonious human-nature relationships.

Optional kids' activities (outdoor campfire)

5:30 pm: SHARE!

Community potluck supper - In the spirit of the land ethic, please bring a dish to share and your own place setting

6:30 pm: Screening of documentary film, Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time

Sponsored by:
Northwood Area Land Management Collaborative, NH Fish and Game Department, Wah-Tut-Ca Scout Reservation, Friends of Northwood Meadows State Park, and Bear-Paw Regional Greenways

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