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Art Reception: John Knight
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Art Reception: John Knight

Calendar Next session starts Jan 26, 2019 at 1 pm

Join us to celebrate the latest exhibition in the Gilsland Farm Gallery, Growing at Your Feet: Paintings by John Knight
On view January 8 - February 12, 2019

Reception: January 26, 1-3pm


Image: Scarlet Pimpernel
acrylic on canvas
20" x  16"

Bird Feeding Celebration
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Bird Feeding Celebration

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Calendar Next session starts Jan 26, 2019 at 10 am

Join Maine Audubon in preparing to celebrate National Bird Feeding month in February!

Transform your backyard into a bird sanctuary with the help of The Nature Store.

Offering food and water nurtures birds through the harsh winter, and allows us the chance to observe them up close. This is also an excellent opportunity to introduce kids to the natural world right outside our windows. Join us for tips on how!

We will be offering informal talks throughout the day.

Staff will be on hand to answer your questions. 


Groundhog Day Celebration
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Groundhog Day Celebration

Calendar Next session starts Feb 2, 2019 at 10 am

Shadow or no shadow?? Will winter end soon, or should we expect 6 more weeks? Punxsatawney Phil is famous for his winter predictions but do you know about our very own Rosewood and all our other groundhogs at Gilsland Farm?

Come visit us for a fun morning of learning about groundhogs, whistle pigs and woodchucks! We'll have books, kids activities and a presentation by Dr. Christine Maher, who has been studying our Gilsland Farm groundhogs for over 20 years. 

Winter Lake Ecology on Fields Pond


with David Lamon

Calendar Next session starts Feb 9, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Location: Fields Pond

Have you ever wondered what is happening beneath the ice on a frozen lake?  How do fish and other organisms survive for so long beneath the frozen surface? Join Dr. Stephen Coghlan, Associate Professor of Freshwater Fisheries Ecology, and his students from the University of Maine for a hands-on exploration of winter lake ecology on Fields Pond. NOTE: Please dress for outdoor weather.

Members: $8, Non-Members: $10

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