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Aquatic WILD

$25

with Linda Woodard

Calendar Next session starts Mar 16, 2018 at 9 am

Member: $23, Nonmember: $25

At this lively and engaging professional workshop, participants are introduced to Project Aquatic WILD materials, activities, and strategies. Through hands-on practice, educators gain the experience and confidence needed to work with their students and to integrate Project WILD into their teaching.

All receiptents will receive the NEW REVISED AND UPDATED Project WILD Aquatic K-12 Curriculum and Activity Guide emphasizes aquatic wildlife and aquatic ecosystems with 40 multidisciplinary activities for grades K-12. 

Each Project WILD Aquatic activity contains objectives, method, background information, a list of materials needed, procedures, evaluation suggestions, recommended grade levels, subject areas, duration, group size, setting and key terms. A glossary is provided, as well as a cross-reference by topics and skills.

Field investigation activities in Aquatic WILD enable students to learn methods and protocol for conducting scientific investigations, including how to formulate a research question, engaging in systematic data collection, and drawing conclusions.

 In Step with STEM activity extensions make use of a variety of tools and instruments, from litmus tests to smartphone applications, and involve students in the application of technology, science concepts, and math skills as part of their problem-solving efforts.

CEUs 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.

August Full Moon Canoe Tour
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August Full Moon Canoe Tour

$14

with Linda Woodard

Calendar Next session starts Aug 24, 2018 at 7 pm
2 additional sessions through Aug 26, 2018

Members $12/Nonmembers $14

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 6:30 pm

Advanced Registration Necessary. Call (207) 883-5100

 

 

Cat Tales
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Cat Tales

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

Member $5, Nonmember $7

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

Cancellation Policy

Children's Nature Series: Buzz About Bees
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Children's Nature Series: Buzz About Bees

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

Member $5, Nonmember $7

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

Children's Nature Series: Creatures of the Marsh
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Children's Nature Series: Creatures of the Marsh

$7
Calendar Next session starts Aug 9, 2018 at 1 pm

Member $5/Nonmember $7

Discover the interesting creatures that inhabit the marsh.  Come join us as we search for elusive insects, catch some fish, explore the algae for slippery slimy critters, look for mammals tracks and look to the skies for some of the many marsh birds.

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

Advanced registration necessary. Call (207) 883-5100

Children's Nature Series: Nature Detectives
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Children's Nature Series: Nature Detectives

$7
Calendar Next session starts Aug 23, 2018 at 1 pm

Member $5, Nonmember $7

Become a detective and discover the mysteries around us. Join in on a scavenger hunt, make your own nature notebook, and learn how to use the tools of the trade.

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

Advanced registration necessary. Call (207) 883-5100

Create a Seashell Wreath
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Create a Seashell Wreath

$20
Calendar Next session starts Aug 15, 2018 at 5:30 pm

Members $17, Nonmembers $20

Join us for an evening of creativity and sculpture as we make unique wreaths out of seashells and sea glass. You can bring your own shells and sea glass or use ones we have collected. Participants will be guided through the process of how to create the base and add the shells to the wreath. Whether you are a Maine resident or just a visitor to our shores, you will be able to bring back the beauty of the salt marsh to display in your home for all to enjoy.

Advanced registration necessary. Call (207) 883-5100

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Daily Guided Canoe Tour
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Daily Guided Canoe Tour

$12
Calendar Next session starts Jun 23, 2018 at 10 am

Members $10, Nonmembers $12
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.





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