July-August Weekly Discovery Walks at Brave Boat Headwaters Preserve

Host: Kittery Land Trust

When: Wednesdays at 1pm

Enjoy a walk in the woods and learn the story of Brave Boat Headwaters Preserve. Join Executive Director Christine Bennett as she shares the story and vision of this land KLT is working to permanently protect. For more information visit www.kitterylandtrust.org.

 

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: Kittery Adventure level: Moderate
 
Mt. A's 2015 Volunteer Work Days

Mt. A Volunteers

Host: Mt. Agamenticus Conservation Region

When: Saturday, July 21st, 9:00am-1:00pm

Host: Mt. Agamenticus Conservation Region

When: Sat, June 6th (National Trails Day)

Sat, June 27th

Sat, July 25th

Sat, Aug 15th

Sun, Sept 20th

Sun, Oct 18th

Time: 9:00am-1:00pm


Come join the Conservation Trail Crew and other volunteers to help the landowners maintain water quality, wildlife, and sustainable trails!  We will work on a project to protect forest and wetland habitat near Mount Agamenticus. We might build a bridge or reroute a trail around a wetland. Plan to dig in the dirt, cut branches and roots, move rocks and drive nails!    Volunteers of all ages and skill levels are needed and very much welcomed! 
To sign up please call the Conservation Coordinator at 207-361-1102 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

What: Outdoor Work Day
Where: Cape Neddick Adventure level: Moderate
 
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! Please visit www.yorkcenterforwildlife.org/news.htm fmi!

What: Tour
Where: Cape Neddick
Adventure level: Easy
 
Sep. 5, 2015 - Center for Wildlife Volunteer Workday!

Host: Center for Wildlife

When: Saturday, September 5th from 1-4 pm

Join us at CFW for a volunteer workday to help scrub and rake enclosures, add branches and other natural materials, and fix perches for our permanent residents. We'll also take a break for a potluck, so bring your favorite dish or drink to share! We are looking to lead up to 15 able-bodied volunteers, ages 18+ (unless accompanied by an adult). Reservations required, please visit www.yorkcenterforwildlife.org/news.htm fmi.
What: Volunteer Workday
Where: Cape Neddick Adventure level: Moderate
 
Sep. 13, 2014 - Center for Wildlife's Annual Open House!

Host: Center for Wildlife

When: Sunday, September 13th from 11 am-3 pm

Join us for a day filled with ecology-based programs, raffles, kids' games, baby bird room tours, and much more! In previous years we've welcomed over 500 community members to CFW to help celebrate our work. There is a $5 suggested donation for this event which goes directly to our work medically treating with the goal of release over 1,600 injured and orphaned wild animals each year. To learn more, please visit www.yorkcenterforwildlife.org/news.htm. We hope to see you there!
What: Open House
Where: Cape Neddick
Adventure level: Easy
 
Sep. 19, 2015 - Wild Neighbors Adult Workshop

Host: Center for Wildlife

When: Saturday, September 19th from 11am-12:30 pm

CFW educators and ambassadors will share tips, stories, and demonstrate common interactions with backyard wildlife and how to safely conserve and steward for your wild neighbors. Participants will take home tips on safe exclusion, and a personal "wildlife rescue kit" complete with a box, towel, and gloves to help in case of a rescue situation. Open to ages 16+, recommended for adults. There is a $7 suggested donation, and reservations are required, please visit www.yorkcenterforwildife.org/news.htm fmi.
What: Outdoor Workshop
Where: Cape Neddick
Adventure level: Easy
 
September 26, 2015 - Autumn's Call: FLY SOUTH or STAY HOME?

Hosts: York Land Trust

When: Saturday, September 26, NEW TIME! 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Great Maine Outdoor Weekend!

Autumn's Call. This is a family-friendly program where kids will learn about bird migrations and how to recognize common birds. Join York County Audubon members Bill and Monica Grabin and hike along the new Riverview Trail on Smelt Brook Preserve. Get up close to the York River and hundreds of acres of saltmarsh with excellent birding views. Meet at Highland Farm Preserve parking area. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars. Advance registration is necessary. This event is free to YLT members and non-members are asked to consider a $5 donation per person/$10 per group. Limited to 25 participants. To register, click here. Visit York Land Trust's website.

 

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: York Adventure level: Easy
 
Sept. 25-27, 2015 - Great Maine Outdoor Weekend

Host: Mt. Agamenticus and all Maine outdoors areas!

When: Friday, September 25th - Sunday, September 27th

Celebrate being active outside in Maine by connecting friends and neighbors with the natural world, promoting fun, physical activity, & good health! For more information: greatmaineoutdoorweekend.org

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: Outside! (esp. Mt. Agamenticus Adventure level: What you want!
 
Sept. 27, 2015 - Eyes Like a Hawk

Host: Mt. Agamenticus and York Center For Wildlife

When: Sunday, September 27th, 10:00am-12:00pm

Best bring your binocs for this one! Meet live raptors of the Center for Wildlife and learn about the annual migration. Mt. A flyway viewing follows. Suggested Donation: $7

Visit:www.yorkcenterforwildlife.org for more information.

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: Mt. Agamenticus Adventure level: Easy - No Hike
 
Oct. 24, 2015 - Halloween in Nature

Host: Mt. Agamenticus and York Center for Wildlife

When: Saturday, October 24th, 5:30-7:30pm

Ever wonder what those bumps, howls, hoots and screeches in the night really are? Come find out with our friends from the Center for Wildlife! We will meet at the Learning Lodge for a program with live animal ambassadors, then grab your flashlight and join us on a twilight hike, calling for owls and listening for other animals that go bump in the night! Program is open to all ages! Suggested Donation: $7

Visit: www.yorkcenterforwildlife.org for more information.

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: Mt. Agamenticus Adventure level: Easy to Moderate Hike
 
Nov. 1, 2015 - Mount A Three Hill Hike

Host: Mount Agamenticus

When: Sunday, November 1st, 9am-3pm

Explore the Three Hills of Mt. Agamenticus and the vast trail network with Great Works Regional Land Trust and Mt. A guides. Repaint pictures of the past as we walk along old logging roads, ski trails and alongside stonewalls, foundations and rock piles. Suggested donation: $5 for non members. To register call GWRLT at 207-646-3604 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . For more information, visit gwrlt.org

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: Mt. Agamenticus Adventure level: Moderate to Difficult Hike
 
Nov. 25, 2015 - Beaver Moon Adventure

Host: Mount Agamenticus & York Center for Wildlife

When: Wednesday, November 25th, 5:30-8:00pm

Join the Center for Wildlife & Mount A staff for an adventure guided by the light of the full beaver moon. Learn how busy beavers prepare for winter, their important role in the ecosystem, and other wildlife night-time antics. Recommended for ages 10+. Suggested Donation: $7

Visit: www.yorkcenterforwildlife.org for more information.

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: Mt. Agamenticus Adventure level: Moderate Hike
 

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