|We have no religious
or political affiliations. We do not preach or try to convince you of anything.
Our goal is to provide a peaceful
place close to nature where you can learn basic nature study techniques.
When you leave here, you should
have nature-study skills you can use to enrich your life for the rest of your life.
|The experience of
studying nature is therapeutic. It is a kind of meditation
that makes you feel good, and enlarges you as a human being. Read how that works.
Here's what you can get here:
Peaceful Polly's Bend is the land inside this
isolated loop of the Kentucky River.
- Resident Naturalist Jim Conrad can provide you with a customized nature-study
|Depending on your interests, your
studies can be as unstructured as taking walks during which you can ask questions about
what you see, to a structured workshop where each day your classes take you deeper into
nature. Your studies can last an hour or so, or weeks. You can arrange to stay overnight
in the above very basic, no-frills farmhouse.
Here's what you need to know to make your decision:
Current weather in
the nearest town:
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