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Saturday, November 25
Hanging of the Greens
10:00 – 10:45 
 
Join us at Cates Farm Park as we participate in the tradition of Hanging of the Greens. We’ll meet at 10:00 at the trailhead at Cates Farm Park and hang the beautiful swags created for the trail. Please dress for the weather and bring work gloves. Cates Farm Park is located at 1169 N. First Street, Mebane. An event has been created on our FB page, so please click GOING if you want to join. 

Thursday, December 7
Mebane Trail Rangers Monthly Meeting on ZOOM
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
 
All Mebane Trail Rangers and guests, are invited to join us for our monthly meeting. For December’s meeting on Thursday, the 7th, we will meet on Zoom. We will review our goals for 2023 and what we accomplished (you’ll be amazed!) and set our goals for 2024. Everyone is invited to join and share ideas or just listen. Do you want to learn how to backpack and take an overnight? Hear from Rangers on how they planned and hiked big trips? Learn how to stay safe on the trail? Host a birding event at Cates Farm? Help our Junior Rangers and Little Explorers? Yes, yes, yes and MORE in 2024! Let’s hear from YOU! The Zoom link will be emailed to everyone on the 7th and added to our FB page. 

Saturday, December 9
Mebane Trail Rangers Hike at Panther Branch 
10:00 – 11:30 (join us in Hillsborough for lunch after the hike) 
 
Our friends at Eno River Association are leading the Mebane Trail Rangers on a 2-mile, informational hike on Saturday, December 9th at 10:00 AM at Panther Branch. We will meet at the trailhead located at 2437 Lebanon Road, Efland.  Join us as we explore this beautiful nature preserve to learn about the wildlife and history of the land. Please wear weather-appropriate clothing and shoes. Cost is $5 per person. All are welcome to join us after the hike for lunch in Hillsborough. An event has been created on our FB page, so please click GOING if you want to join. 

Monday, January 1
New Year’s Day Hike and Brunch 
10:00 
 
Kick off 2024 with our annual Hike and Brunch at Cates Farm Park on Monday, January 1st at 10:00 AM. Join us as we welcome 2024 with good health and great fun. We will hike the Forest Loop trail (1.5 miles) and then enjoy a light brunch. Please bring your own beverage and a chair. Dress for the weather and we’ll see you on the first! An event has been created on our FB page, so please click GOING if you want to join.