Get outside this winter whenever you can do so. If temperatures are above 20 degrees and the wind has subsided, it’s great to check out a natural area near you. Here are a few suggestions for December:
Littleton’s Little Town Tree Hunt – search the town’s conservation trails for decorated trees created by community businesses and groups. Map in this Facebook post.
Visit a nearby Trustees of Reservations property such as Fruitlands or DeCordova Museum for outdoor art viewing and trail walking. <thetrustees.org>
Tower Hill Botanic Garden has a family-oriented scavenger hunt on its grounds for bright-colored Yetis, who recently relocated from nearby Wachusett Mountain for the month of December, <towerhillbg.org>