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Daily Guided Canoe Tour
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Daily Guided Canoe Tour

$13
Calendar Next session starts Jun 22, 2019 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.

Sunset Canoe Tour

$14
Calendar Next session starts Jun 30, 2019 at 7:30 pm
3 additional sessions through Aug 30, 2019

Members $12, Nonmembers $14

Experience the marsh at this beautiful time of day.  See the reflection of the setting sun on the calm waters of the Dunstan River, observe the herons and shorebirds flying back to their roosts, and enjoy the sounds of the evening marsh.

Please arrive before 6:30 PM.

Advanced registration necessary. Call (207) 883-5100.

July Full Moon Canoe Tour
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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

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).  

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

 

Sunday Funday Family Nature Exploration

Free
Calendar Next session starts Jul 14, 2019 at 11 am
2 additional sessions through Jul 28, 2019

Join a master naturalist for a one-hour outdoor adventure that may include a hike, pond exploration, story, or hands-on demo.  Perfect for families and adults alike, each week features a different naturalist with unique, seasonally relevant themes!

Join us for a relaxed and fun-filled Sunday morning adventure. And, we’ll have some shade grown, bird friendly coffee on tap. Make a day of it, pack a lunch and have a picnic in our orchard after the program if you wish!

 

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

$7
Calendar Next session starts Jun 26, 2019 at 10:30 am, runs for 10 weeks
2 additional sessions through Aug 21, 2019

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 email smac@maineaudubon.org or call 207-883-5100.

Field Botany: Aquatic Plant Paddle

$10

with David Lamon

Calendar Next session starts Jul 27, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Pick up a paddle and head out onto Fields Pond to explore the world of aquatic flora.  We get a close-up view of dozens of species, many in bloom that make Fields Pond their home. 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).  Members $8, Nonmember $10





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