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Your printable calendar of Gateway to Maine Outside Spring 2016 outings!

If you are interested in joining us on one, be sure to reserve your spot with the organization that is leading the outing.

 

 
May 7, 2016 - Photo Workshop Orris Falls

Keay Brook

Host: Great Works Regional Land Trust

When: Saturday, May 7, 8 - 11 am

Hone your photography skills, learn tips and techniques about landscape photography from local photographers: Tom Gilmore and Ray Levesque of Sanford Art Association. Please bring along a digital SLR camera and a tripod if you have one. Free to members, suggested donation of $5 ($10/family) for non-members. For more information and registration: www.gwrlt.org

 

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: South Berwick Adventure level: Moderate
 
May. 14, 2016 - Nature Discovery Series: Nature's Nesters

Host: Center for Wildlife

When: Saturday, May 14th from 9:30-11 am

Learn about the nesting activities of local birds, meet a few native raptor representatives up close and learn about their natural history and ecology, and create a nesting ball to take home and hang in your backyard! This program is open to all ages, recommended for families with kids ages 6-10, $5 suggested donation per person. To learn more, please visit http://yorkcenterforwildlife.org/news.htm.
What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: Cape Neddick
Adventure level: Easy
 
May 15, 2016 - Keay Brook Trail Opening

Keay Brook

Host: Great Works Regional Land Trust

When: Sunday, May 15, 2 - 4 pm

Join us for the trail opening of the Keay Brook Preserve, part of the Salmon Falls Conservation Area. Keay Brook is a total of 86 acres on the Salmon Falls River. Free to members, suggested donation of $5 ($10/family) for non-members. For more information and registration: www.gwrlt.org

 

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: Berwick Adventure level: Easy
 
May. 21, 2016 - Spring Bird Walk with CFW and Mount A!

Host: Mount Agamenticus

When: Saturday, May 21st from 9-11:30 am

Learn about native birds with CFW ambassadors, explore the trails of Mount A and listen for common calls, and then tour CFW's "baby bird room" to learn how they care for native songbirds! This program is open to all ages, $7 suggested donation per person. To learn more, please visit http://yorkcenterforwildlife.org/news.htm
What: Outdoor Adventure and Presentation
Where: Cape Neddick
Adventure level: Moderate
 
May-October, 2016 - CFW Volunteer Workdays!

Host: Center for Wildlife

When: Last Saturday of Every Month from May-October from 1-4 pm

Give back to the ambassadors you know and love by scrubbing, raking, and adding trees and other natural items to their enclosures! We'll have a pot- luck and chances to meet ambassadors up close. Open to all ages, under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Reservations required, please visit http://yorkcenterforwildlife.org/news.htm to learn more.
What: Volunteer Workday
Where: Cape Neddick
Adventure level: Moderate
 
June - August 2016 - Saturday Morning Summer Bird Walks at the Wells Reserve

Eastern Towhee

Host: York County Audubon

When: Every other Saturday: June 11th and 25th, July 9th and 23rd, August 6th and 20th

Please join us for guided bird walks around the Wells Reserve property. Beginners are welcome. Bring binoculars if you have them; if not, you can borrow some. These walks are free and open to the public. We meet in the parking lot at 7:30 a.m. and reservations are not required. Walks typically last about two hours. FMI, please go to http://www.yorkcountyaudubon.org/archive/1436

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: Wells
Adventure level: Moderate
 
Jun. 18, 2016 - Terrariums for Turtles: Native Turtle Activity and Terrarium Workshop!

Host: Center for Wildlife

When: Saturday, June 18th from 10-11:30 am

Learn about what native turtles are up to this season, meet a few local representatives up close, and then create a terrarium to take home complete with native plants and turtle figurines! This program is open to all ages, $10 suggested donation per person. To learn more, please visit http://yorkcenterforwildlife.org/news.htm.
What: Workshop
Where: Cape Neddick
Adventure level: Easy
 
June-September 2015 - CFW's Tuesday Summer Afternoon Tour Series!

Host: Center for Wildlife

When: Every Tuesday from June-September, 2-3 pm

Meet CFW educators and ambassadors under our outdoor educational pavilion and learn about the CFW’s history and mission, local wildlife, and what to look out for this season. Following the presentation, join us for a tour of our raptor enclosure and the chance to observe a baby bird feeding! Reservations required, please visit www.yorkcenterforwildlife.org/news.htm fmi!

What: Tour
Where: Cape Neddick
Adventure level: Easy
 
Jul. 16, 2016 - Aerial Bug Squad with CFW and Mount A!

Host: Mount Agamenticus

When: Saturday, July 16th from 10 am-12 pm

Learn about native bats with CFW non-releasable ambassadors, their adaptations, and struggle with White Nose Syndrome, and then build a bat box to take home! Open to all ages, $7 suggested donation per person, $20 suggested donation for bat boxes. Reservations required, please visit yorkcenterforwildlife.org/news.htm to learn more.
What: Workshop
Where: Cape Neddick
Adventure level: Easy
 

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