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Greendrinks
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Greendrinks

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Calendar Next session starts Jul 9, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Insect Bio Blitz!

Free

with Sarah Haggerty

Calendar Next session starts Jul 13, 2019 at 10 am

Location: Fields Pond, Holden

Calling all bug catchers! Join in on the fun as we collect data and add to the record of species of insects found at Fields Pond.  You may be the one to discover a new insect species! Instruction will be provided and we will have entomological experts on hand to identify all insects collected.  Come for an hour or stay the whole day.  

Program is free!

IPP Plant Paddler Training
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IPP Plant Paddler Training

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with Roberta Hill

Calendar Next session starts Aug 18, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

The Invasive Plant Patrol (IPP) Paddle is a guided exploration that takes place on shore and on the water. This is a fun, informal way to learn about Maine’s native aquatic plants, as well as the invasive aquatic plants that threaten these beautiful and ecologically-important habitats. Participants will each receive a free “Quick Key to Ruling Out Maine’s Eleven Most Unwanted Invasive Aquatic Plants,” and will the practice skills needed to spot suspicious plants while out recreating on the water.  Program is free, but pre-registration is required. (Please indicate whether you are bringing your own boat or will need to use one of ours.)

July Full Moon Canoe Tour

$16
Calendar Next session starts Jul 14, 2019 at 8 pm
2 additional sessions through Jul 16, 2019

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

Kayak Tour
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Kayak Tour

$13
Calendar Next session starts Jul 20, 2019 at 2 pm

Member $11, Nonmember $13

Location: Scarborough Marsh

Discover the wildlife and plants of Scarborough Marsh as you paddle the Dunstan River. Gliding 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 mummichugs swimming in the water. A trained naturalist will show you the numerous marsh plants and even give you a taste of an edible one. Must be 16 or older.

Please arrive at 12:30 pm.

Advanced registration necessary. Call (207) 883-5100

 

Labor Day Weekend Extravaganza
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Labor Day Weekend Extravaganza

Free
Calendar Next session starts Aug 31, 2019

Join us for fun on our last full weekend! We will have an end of the season sale in the store, door prizes, a used book sale, crafts for the kids, a bake sale on Saturday, children’s activity day on Sunday, and much more.

Loon Conservation: A "One Health" Approach to Loon Conservation

$8

with Mark Pokras

Calendar Next session starts Jul 12, 2019 at 7 pm, runs for 1 week

Members: FREE, Nonmembers: $8
Location: Fields Pond, Holden

The concept of One Health recognizes that human, environmental, and animal health are all connected.  Join Mark Pokras, Professor Emeritus at Tufts University Center for Conservation Medicine, and Brooke Hafford MacDonald, PhD Student and Research Assistant at the University of Maine for a discussion of current and future research on loons as “sentinel species” and the implications for environmental conservation.  

Moonlight Paddle on Fields Pond

$10
Calendar Next session starts Jul 16, 2019 at 7:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Members $8, Nonmembers $10
Location: Fields Pond

Spend the evening in the glow of moonlight along with fellow paddlers on Fields Pond for a guided naturalist paddle.  Meet at the Fields Pond Boat Landing with your own water craft (canoe, kayak), or reserve a seat on one of our canoes (there is an extra $5 reservation fee).  





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