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with Linda Woodard
From awareness to action, Project WILD's hands-on approach to learning engages students in investigating the world around them, connecting them to conservation careers, and participating in solid STEM activities.
The NEW REVISED AND UPDATED Curriculum and Activity Guide can easily be adapted to meet the learning requirements for academic disciplines ranging from science and environmental education to social studies, math, and language arts.
Educators may choose one or more Project WILD activities to teach a concept or skill. The activities may be integrated into existing courses of study, or an entire set of activities may serve effectively as the basis for a specific course.
WILD workshops are designed so teachers become familiar with the activities and their multidisciplinary use in the classroom.
- include background information about Maine's wildlife and natural resources
- provide hands-on WILD experience with activities that address every subject and skill area
- assist participants with integration of WILD activities into their curriculums.
The activities found in Project WILD curriculum guide are intended for use in both classroom and informal settings.
If you would like to pay a different way then by credit card call, please call Beth at 207-781-2330 ext 273
Relief Printing with Natural Imagery
with Sherrie York
Nonmembers $100, Members $85 (Includes $10 supply fee)
Linocuts, or linoleum block prints, offer countless creative possibilities and can be created with the simplest of tools, entirely by hand, at your kitchen table! Many people recall making block prints in grade school, but this humble medium need not have been abandoned after age 12.
This workshop will cover the basics of image design, plate preparation, and printing with a focus on birds and images from nature. Participants will edition a small one-color print.
All supplies and tools will be provided including:
- Carving tools etc.
Speaker Series: Bernd's Favorite Bird Stories
with Bernd Heinrich
Members: $12, Nonmembers: $15
Maine's preeminent naturalist and nature author, Dr. Bernd Heinrich will share photos and stories from several seasons of research at his forest home in Western Maine.
Maine Audubon Members: FREE
Non-member: $9, Children 2 & under are free
Join us for a celebration of winter weather and wildlife! Learn, create, and play at a variety of indoor and outdoor activity stations, including a winter wildlife touch table, giant snow shelter, scavenger hunt, tracking activities, snow science and art, face painting, snowshoeing with L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery School, and more!
Special kid-friendly shows with local musician Amanda Panda at 11:30 and 1:00. Amanda has performed all over the state and has just published her first CD. We are thrilled to have her at Maine Audubon for our Winter Carnival.
This event made possible by L.L.Bean.
No pre-registration required.
Non-members, or lapsed members, can sign up now to avoid long lines at the door. https://www.maineaudubon.org/support/membership/
Winter Fun on Fields Pond!
with David Lamon
Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, Holden
Maine Audubon is partnering with University of Maine, Curran Homestead Village, and the Maine Discovery Museum for a day of science, history, and fun on Fields Pond. Activities begin at 10am and run until 3pm and will include: Winter lake ecology stations on the pond (10am-1pm), traditional ice-harvesting demonstrations (10am-3pm), hands-on ice-science experiments for kids at the Fields Pond Nature Center (1pm), and Belgian draft horse sleigh rides.
Fun for the whole family, minutes from downtown Bangor!
All Maine Audubon programs are free for members. Non-members are $10 individual/$20 family.