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Eco-Book Club and Hike

Eco-Book Club and Hike

If you are an outdoor enthusiast and book lover, this reading and hiking combo is for you! During each session, a book about an aspect of the natural world will be discussed followed by a BYO brown bag lunch. Participants can then head out into the woods for a guided hike tailored to the theme of the book. Book discussions start at 11am. Our book club is a collaborative program with the Naples Library, and book copies are available at their location, and through O.W.W.L., STLS, and Monroe County Libraries.

This program is free and open to the public, but advanced registration is preferred.

Sessions for this year:

Wednesday, November 4, 11am-1:30pm (in-person at CNC).

For this session, we will be reading Flight Behavior, written by Barbara Kingsolver. This session will be held online via Zoom. Please register in advance to receive the Zoom link.

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Wednesday, December 2, 11am-1:30pm (in-person at CNC).

For this session, we will be reading The Forest Unseen, written by David Haskell. This session will be held online via Zoom. Please register in advance to receive the Zoom link.

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Wednesday, February 3, 11am-1:30pm (in-person at CNC).

For this session, we will be reading Winter World, written by Bernd Heinrich. This session will be held online via Zoom. Please register in advance to receive the Zoom link.

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Wednesday, March 3, 11am-1:30pm (in-person at CNC).

For this session, we will be reading Gold Fame Citrus, written by Claire Vaye Watkins. This session will be held online via Zoom. Please register in advance to receive the Zoom link.

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Wednesday, April 7, 11am-1:30pm (in-person at CNC).

For this session, we will be reading Braiding Sweetgrass, written by Robin Kimmerer. This session will be held online via Zoom. Please register in advance to receive the Zoom link.

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Previous Readings

Past books include A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson, The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben, The Bees by Laline Paull, Lab Girl by Hope Jahren, and A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold.

For more information, contact Sarah Jacoby Murphy: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or 585.374.6160


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