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Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust

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October 2019

Frogs and Pollywogs – October 2019

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Coastal Rivers Nature Center, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$3
eastern newt eft

Who’s Home? To find out, we'll turn over logs and rocks and search for animal homes.

For preschoolers (ages 2-5) and their parents/guardians. A little bit of learning and exploring, and a hike!

These classes are held 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. the fourth Thursday of each month (except November and December). Fee: $3.00 per child, or prepay for 5 classes and get a 6th class free. Sign up online.

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Wild Encounters Homeschool Program – October 2019

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coastal Rivers Nature Center, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$5
girl in a wigwam

Wabanaki Ways: Build wigwams, taste wild edibles, and make cedar twine.

A regular program for homeschool families and groups. We start each class with an introduction to the topic, followed by a hike and nature journaling.

Wild Encounters classes are held 10:00 PM - 12:00 PM the fourth Monday of each month (except December). For ages 5 and up, though younger kids may come along. Fee: $5.00 per child age 5 and up, or prepay for 5 classes and get a 6th class free.

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November 2019

Jr. Naturalist After-school Program – November 2019

November 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until November 30, 2019

Coastal Rivers Nature Center, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$50 – $55
Tufted Titmouse

Novem-brrrr! – Heading South: Discover how birds prepare for winter, dissect owl pellets, and play nature games.

For kids ages 6 to 11. Active, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. Coastal Rivers Nature Center is on bus routes from Great Salt Bay and Nobleboro Central schools and close to Route 1.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., for month-long sessions. Fee: $55, or $50 for members at the Mussel level and above.

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Fall hikes with a naturalist – November

November 8 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Coastal Rivers Nature Center, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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Free
salt bay farm in fall

8:30 – 10:30 AM, three Fridays, October to December.

Fall weather can be ideal for walking in the woods, and it’s fascinating to observe local plants and animals during this time of transition as they get ready for cold weather! Join Education Director Sarah Gladu on gentle hikes with frequent stops for natural history learning. FREE.

Boots are recommended. We love dogs, but we ask that you leave them at home for these guided hikes. Register online.

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Frogs and Pollywogs – November 2019

November 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Coastal Rivers Nature Center, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$3
young wild turkey in a field

Turkey Tracks – join us as we search for turkeys and other birds and do an art project.

For preschoolers (ages 2-5) and their parents/guardians. A little bit of learning and exploring, and a hike!

These classes are held 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. the fourth Thursday of each month (except November and December). Fee: $3.00 per child, or prepay for 5 classes and get a 6th class free. Sign up online.

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Wild Encounters Homeschool Program – November 2019

November 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coastal Rivers Nature Center, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$5
three boys using compasses

Outdoor Living Skills: Practice shelter building and using a compass.

A regular program for homeschool families and groups. We start each class with an introduction to the topic, followed by a hike and nature journaling.

Wild Encounters classes are held 10:00 PM - 12:00 PM the fourth Monday of each month (except December). For ages 5 and up, though younger kids may come along. Fee: $5.00 per child age 5 and up, or prepay for 5 classes and get a 6th class free.

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December 2019

Fall hikes with a naturalist – December

December 6 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Seal Cove Shore Preserve, S Road
South Bristol, ME 04568 United States
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Free
bridge at Seal Cove Shore

8:30 – 10:30 AM, three Fridays, October to December.

Fall weather can be ideal for walking in the woods, and it’s fascinating to observe local plants and animals during this time of transition as they get ready for cold weather! Join Education Director Sarah Gladu on gentle hikes with frequent stops for natural history learning. FREE.

Boots are recommended. We love dogs, but we ask that you leave them at home for these guided hikes. Register online.

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Wild Encounters Homeschool Program – December 2019

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coastal Rivers Nature Center, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$5
white-breasted nuthatch hanging upside down on a snowy twig

Birds in Winter: Go on a bird walk and discover unique bird adaptations for winter.

A regular program for homeschool families and groups. We start each class with an introduction to the topic, followed by a hike and nature journaling.

Wild Encounters classes are held 10:00 PM - 12:00 PM the fourth Monday of each month (except December). For ages 5 and up, though younger kids may come along. Fee: $5.00 per child age 5 and up, or prepay for 5 classes and get a 6th class free.

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Frogs and Pollywogs – December 2019

December 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Coastal Rivers Nature Center, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$3
muskrat lodge

Muskrat Marsh – search the wetlands for muskrat dens and other animal signs.

For preschoolers (ages 2-5) and their parents/guardians. A little bit of learning and exploring, and a hike!

These classes are held 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. the fourth Thursday of each month (except November and December). Fee: $3.00 per child, or prepay for 5 classes and get a 6th class free. Sign up online.

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January 2020

Jr. Naturalist After-school Program – January 2020

January 2, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until January 31, 2020

Coastal Rivers Nature Center, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$50 – $55
red fox in the snow

January – Hibernation Appreciation: Explore, search for animal signs like tracks, scat, and dens, and build shelters.

For kids ages 6 to 11. Active, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. Coastal Rivers Nature Center is on bus routes from Great Salt Bay and Nobleboro Central schools and close to Route 1.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., for month-long sessions. Fee: $55, or $50 for members at the Mussel level and above.

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February 2020

Jr. Naturalist After-school Program – February 2020

February 4, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until February 29, 2020

Coastal Rivers Nature Center, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$50 – $55
kids dogsledding

February Flurries: Go snowshoeing and dogsledding, and explore a winter wonderland!

For kids ages 6 to 11. Active, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. Coastal Rivers Nature Center is on bus routes from Great Salt Bay and Nobleboro Central schools and close to Route 1.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., for month-long sessions. Fee: $55, or $50 for members at the Mussel level and above.

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