From 1961 to 1968, naturalist John Terres explored the roads and trails of the Mason Farm Biological Reserve, day and night. The resulting journal of his adventures, 'From Laurel Hill to Siler's Bog: The Walking Adventures of a Naturalist,' remains a classic of natural history writing.

 This weekend take a loved one, a friend or the whole family for a nostalgic stroll in the Reserve in the lingering days of winter. Pre-registration and a fee are required. It all begins at 1:30 pm and goes until 4:00 pm.  Call (919) 962-0522 or visit NC Botanical Gardens at 100 Old Mason Farm Road in Chapel Hill.

Have you read this classic book of literature?