First ‘Bog Girl Summer’ a success


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The event was held at the Shaw Wetlands, located at 2820 Robinson Road S.E.

The event was held at the Shaw Wetlands, located at 2820 Robinson Road S.E.


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Shaw Wetlands is one of Fayette County’s jewels as it is a nine-acre sanctuary home to a robust assortment of native plants and wildlife.


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The purpose of the wetlands is the cultivation, conservation and preservation of this native landscape.


Courtesy photos

Indigo Roots Studio, Carnegie Public Library, Fayette Soil & Water Conservation District, and Platform Coffee House collaborated to hold the first ever “Bog Girl Summer” last weekend.


Courtesy photos

Bog Girl Summer was an outdoor event for active, nature-loving women and girls who value female fellowship, and engaging and supporting their community. More than a dozen local women gathered on this beautiful morning.


Courtesy photos

The event was successful and plans are underway to offer it again.


Courtesy photos

Last Saturday morning, Brigitte Hisey from Fayette Soil & Water Conservation District, Shannon Jacobs from Indigo Roots Studio, Malori Anderson from Platform Coffee House, and Sarah Nichols from Carnegie Public Library collaborated to present “Bog Girl Summer: Nature’s Healing” at Shaw Wetlands.

What is “Bog Girl Summer?” It was an outdoor event for active, nature-loving women and girls who value female fellowship, and engaging and supporting their community. More than a dozen local women gathered on this beautiful morning from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. to participate in yoga and mindfulness activities. This ticketed event raised money for projects at the Wetlands.

Shaw Wetlands is one of Fayette County’s jewels. Located at 2820 Robinson Road S.E., the nine-acre sanctuary is home to a robust assortment of native plants and wildlife. Volunteer-built boardwalks enable visitors to experience the beauty of the wetland setting in all seasons.

The purpose of the wetlands is the cultivation, conservation and preservation of this native landscape. Additionally, it promotes a robust wildlife population and provides a scenic and easily accessible venue for the public’s enjoyment.

Plans for a winter session are underway. For more information, contact Sarah Nichols at Carnegie Public Library by calling 740-335-2540. Organizers of the event give a heartfelt thanks to all who participated in this event and made it a huge success.

The event was held at the Shaw Wetlands, located at 2820 Robinson Road S.E.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2021/09/web1_melissa-pic-2.jpgThe event was held at the Shaw Wetlands, located at 2820 Robinson Road S.E. Courtesy photos

Shaw Wetlands is one of Fayette County’s jewels as it is a nine-acre sanctuary home to a robust assortment of native plants and wildlife.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2021/09/web1_melissa-pic.jpgShaw Wetlands is one of Fayette County’s jewels as it is a nine-acre sanctuary home to a robust assortment of native plants and wildlife. Courtesy photos

The purpose of the wetlands is the cultivation, conservation and preservation of this native landscape.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2021/09/web1_thumbnail_20210904_073010.jpgThe purpose of the wetlands is the cultivation, conservation and preservation of this native landscape. Courtesy photos

Indigo Roots Studio, Carnegie Public Library, Fayette Soil & Water Conservation District, and Platform Coffee House collaborated to hold the first ever “Bog Girl Summer” last weekend.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2021/09/web1_thumbnail_20210904_073439.jpgIndigo Roots Studio, Carnegie Public Library, Fayette Soil & Water Conservation District, and Platform Coffee House collaborated to hold the first ever “Bog Girl Summer” last weekend. Courtesy photos

Bog Girl Summer was an outdoor event for active, nature-loving women and girls who value female fellowship, and engaging and supporting their community. More than a dozen local women gathered on this beautiful morning.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2021/09/web1_thumbnail_20210904_091208.jpgBog Girl Summer was an outdoor event for active, nature-loving women and girls who value female fellowship, and engaging and supporting their community. More than a dozen local women gathered on this beautiful morning. Courtesy photos

The event was successful and plans are underway to offer it again.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2021/09/web1_thumbnail_melissa-smith-3.jpgThe event was successful and plans are underway to offer it again. Courtesy photos

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