Working Woods Walk at James Madison’s Montpelier is 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Montpelier (11407 Constitution Hwy., Montpelier Station). Walk with the Virginia Master Naturalists through Madison’s beloved woodlands. Enjoy the summer blooms in the wildflower meadow, and contemplate our connections to Madison’s era through our mutual dependence on this important natural resource. Learn about the ecological and economic contributions a well-managed forest provides to our society in terms of habitat, wildlife, wood products, and such basic needs as clean air and water. Investigate how various techniques of active forest management constitute stewardship of the woodlands, to renew and preserve them for future generations. $5 per person; children under 6 years old are free. The tour begins at 2 p.m. at the Visitor Center, 11407 Constitution Highway, Montpelier Station, VA 22957. For more information, see www.montpelier.org/visit. In case of inclement weather, call (540)672-2728, ext. 141 or ext. 252.
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