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35th Maine Loon Count
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35th Maine Loon Count

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Calendar Next session starts Jul 21, 2018 at 7 am

On the morning of the third Saturday of July each year, over 1,000 volunteers venture onto lakes and ponds across the state to count loons. The observations recorded by our citizen scientist volunteers provide an excellent snapshot of Maine’s loon population.

The 2018 Loon Count will take place on Saturday, July 21. To sign up, contact Susan Gallo at 207.781.6180 x216 or sgallo@maineaudubon.org.
Please send her your name, address, and the lake or general area where you would like to count. We will be in touch in the spring with details.

Cat Tales
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Cat Tales

$7
Calendar Next session starts Jul 20, 2018 at 10:30 am

Member $5, Nonmember $7

Location: Scarborough Marsh

Bring your preschooler to our fun and exciting story hour.  This program will combine learning with hands-on fun and creativity.  We will read a story related to the marsh and afterwards children will have the chance to make a craft. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Advanced registration necessary. Call (207) 883-5100

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Children's Nature Series: Pollinator Power
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Children's Nature Series: Pollinator Power

$7
Calendar Next session starts Jul 26, 2018 at 1 pm

Member $5, Nonmember $7

Location: Scarborough Marsh

Learn how this power pollinator works, where they live, and how they communicate. Do the wiggle dance and learn what you can do to help the busy bees.

The Children’s Nature Series is designed and led by trained naturalists. Ages five and up.

Advanced registration necessary. Call (207) 883-5100

Daily Guided Canoe Tour
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Daily Guided Canoe Tour

$13
Calendar Next session starts Jun 23, 2018 at 10 am

Members $11, Nonmembers $13
Children $9

Experience the wildlife and plants of Scarborough Marsh as you paddle the Dunstan River. Paddling through the marsh, you will be exposed to its many inhabitants, from the snowy egret catching fish along the edge of the river to the mummichogs swimming in the water. A trained naturalist will show you the numerous marsh plants and even give you a taste of an edible one.

This tour is suitable for both novice and experienced paddlers. 

No reservations are needed.  If you have questions, you can e-mail smac@maineaudubon.org or call 207-883-5100.

Exploring Nature Through Art
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Exploring Nature Through Art

$7
Calendar Next session starts Jul 24, 2018 at 10:30 am
2 additional sessions through Aug 21, 2018

Location: Scarborough Marsh

Through various art projects children will discover the wonder of the salt marsh.  Each session will be different but will inlcude some outside exploration.

Family Nature Walk: Mummichogs & Marsh Muck
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Family Nature Walk: Mummichogs & Marsh Muck

$7
Calendar Next session starts Jul 25, 2018 at 10:30 am
5 additional sessions through Aug 29, 2018

Members $5, Nonmembers $7

Location: Scarborough Marsh

Explore the marsh for plants and animals through discovery-oriented, fun-filled activities that use all five senses. Participants will touch the marsh fish, the mummichog, look for the many migrating and resident birds, and look through algae to discover the minute creatures living there. This program is for "children" of all ages.

No reservations are needed.  If you have questions, you can e-mail smac@maineaudubon.org or call 207-883-5100.

Growing Up WILD

$25

with Linda Woodard

Calendar Next session starts Jul 25, 2018 at 9 am

Member: $23, Nonmember: $25

Growing Up WILD is a resource that is invaluable for early childhood professionals. With growing recognition of the need for young children to spend time outdoors, this guide provides practical suggestions for planning activities that are developmentally appropriate and includes all educational domains.

Developed with the vision of changing the culture of early childhood education to embrace learning in the outdoors, Growing Up WILD is the first nationally distributed early childhood professional development program and activity guide that integrates environmental education into the early childhood curriculum.

The activity guide, Growing Up WILD: Exploring Nature with Young Children:

•Is written especially for early childhood educators of children ages 3-7. 

 •Features 27 field-tested, hands-on, nature-based, ready-made thematic units and over 400 experiences in a full-color 11”x17” activity guide.

•Includes outdoor explorations, scientific inquiry, art projects, music and movement, conservation activities, reading and math connections and "Healthy Me" dovetailing with the Let's Move Campaign.

•Involves social, emotional, physical, language, and cognitive domains to help foster learning and development in all areas.

•Supports developmentally appropriate practice allowing children to learn at levels that are individually, socially, and culturally appropriate.

•Is correlated to the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Standards and the Head Start Domains.

Contact hours provided.

If you need to make a payment with a method other than credit card, please call Beth Pauls at 207-781-2330 ext. 273 to register.

July Full Moon Canoe Tour
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July Full Moon Canoe Tour

$16
Calendar Next session starts Jul 25, 2018 at 7:30 pm
2 additional sessions through Jul 27, 2018

Members $14, Nonmembers $16

Location: Scarborough Marsh

Experience the sights and sounds of marsh creatures under the full moon. Watch for black-crowned night heron along the bank or snowy egret flying back to a nearby island for the evening. We may even see a harbor seal or a muskrat playing in the water.

Arrive no later than 7:00 pm

Advanced Registration Necessary. Call (207) 883-5100

 

 





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