Merry Lea to host Nature Photography Workshop Oct. 11-13

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For veteran photographers Paul McAfee, Fort Wayne, Ind., and Dave Dornberg, Munster, Ind., a nature photography workshop is about more than just pretty pictures: it’s an opportunity to help people understand and appreciate the land they live on. Dornberg and McAfee will serve as instructors for a nature photography workshop October 11-13 at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College, Wolf Lake, Ind.

Merry Lea hosts Autumn Hope Conference, Sept. 28-30

Shared meals are an important part of the Autumn Hope Conference. Many of the vegetables used are grown on site by Merry Lea's agroecology program.

“Learning from Long Traditions” is the theme of the Annual Autumn Hope Conference at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College Sept. 28-30, 2012. This faith-based event is a blend of time outdoors, reflection, conversation and worship. This year’s theme will explore the relationship between people and land in diverse times and places.

President’s speech: “On Becoming a Passionate Learner”

Related links: View photos from the 2012-13 opening convocation and Applause Tunnel. Read the press release about the convocation Fall Opening Convocation message, delivered by Dr. James E. Brenneman, President of Goshen College, on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, in the Goshen College Church-Chapel (as prepared for delivery) Little Merle Jacobs was absolutely passionate about canaries. He loved … Keep reading »