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Deep Nature Explorers


Nature Walks and Other Special Events

We each experience Nature in our own ways. While we easily know where our physical bodies are when in nature, what happens to our minds and spirits? How are our senses aroused? Do you think our interactions with nature have an impact on our day-to-day living and how we relate to ourselves, with others, and with the planet?

First Sundays Nature Walks

The intention of Deep Nature Explorers is to encourage people to delve into these questions using presencing and deep observation methods while interacting with nature. On guided three-to-six mile walks through beautiful settings in the Blue Ridge Mountains, you will be given cues to help you deepen your experience while walking. In addition, there will be a 30-minute immersion stop somewhere intriguing, where you are welcome to sit with your journals, explore with your cameras, or otherwise enjoy in your own way. On some events, we may be listening to live music being performed outdoors.

The location of these immersive walks will change each month; dependent on the weather, specific activity planned, and physical abilities of people registering, but will be within a 30-60 minute drive of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Although the walks are free, they are limited to 10 participants. Advance registration is required.

The next scheduled event is Sunday, February 5th at 1:00pm. If interested, please complete the form below. A confirmation with more information will be sent to you within a few days if there are still openings. Thanks for your interest!

The location for Sunday, February 5th will be Stone Mountain State Park in North Carolina.

Other Events

Wild Ones @ SECCA
SECCA, Winston-Salem, NC

Thursday, February 16, 5:30pm

Wild Ones @ SECCA, is a four-part conversation series exploring the relationship between our health and the health of our planet through the written word, sound, and visual art. For the first installment of Wild Ones @ SECCA, botanist and artist Dr. Kenneth Bridle will share his knowledge of Forsyth County’s incredible biodiversity and highlight the natural treasures specific to this part of North Carolina. A selection of his artwork, which illustrates Ken’s love of art and science, will be also on view for the evening. We'll gather at 5:30 for a quick hello before the program starts.

This event is free and seating is limited. In addition to completing this form, please be sure to register on the SECCA website to save a seat for this event:
SECCA Seating Reservations

Deep Nature Explorers Registration Form

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