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First weekend at Harvard Forest!

Wednesday, June 1, 2011
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After roasting s'mores over a Friday night bonfire, the interns headed to Amherst for the day to explore the cultural festival happening at UMass Amherst, see some historical sites, and to catch a flick at the nearby mall. Whether students saw the latest in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, or The Hangover Part II, all can agree it was a great day! The next morning was filled with baking and games. Cupcakes were enjoyed by all before an evening hike to the fire tower to watch the sunset. This gave students an opportunity to explore the woods and climb to one of the highest points in the forest. A Memorial Day trip to the local watering hole, Brown Pond, ended perfectly with some fresh-made ice cream in Barre and a walk through the town’s War Monuments.