Winter 2015 - StoryWalk at Mt. Agamenticus

winter story walk at Mount A

Host: Mt. Agamenticus Conservation Program

When: Winter 2015

The StoryWalkTM combines the benefits of physical activity, time outdoors in nature, literacy and family time by taking children's books and posting them, in pieces, along a hiking path.

Discover this winter’s NEW feature: “Stickeen”, by John Muir, as retold by Donnell Rubay and illustrated by Christopher Canyon.   To find the StoryWalkTM, start at the Mountain Road base parking area.  Follow the pages along the western side of the Ring Trail to Witch Hazel Trail and finish near the summit.

For questions or comments please contact: (207) 361-1102 or visit: Mount A.


What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: York Adventure level: Easy to Moderate
 
April 25, 2015 - Hands-On Discovery of Spring!

Host: York Land Trust and White Pine Programs

When: Saturday, April 25, 10:00 - 12:00 p.m. 

Bring the whole family and explore the magic of vernal pools in spring! Naturalist experts from White Pine Programs will lead participants in the exploration of the vernal pools of York Land Trust's Highland Farm Preserve. Listen for the chirp of spring peepers and search for salamanders, tree frogs and fairy shrimp. This is a family-friendly program designed for both adults and kids (7-yrs./above). Wear your muck boots. This event is free to YLT members and non-members are asked to consider a $5 donation per person/$10 per group. Program size is limited to the first 25 participants. Advance registration is necessary. To register, click here. Visit York Land Trust's website.

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where:  Rt. 91/York
Adventure level: Easy
 
April 7th, 2015 Stalking the Stealthy American Woodcock

woodcock

Hosts: GWRLT and WPP
(Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the publication of Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring")

A White Pine Programs’ Naturalist Night at the Great Works Regional Land Trust’s Savage Preserve in South Berwick, ME. Come observe an unlikely harbinger of Spring—The American Woodcock, a stout, long-beaked, marvel with its curiously regimented mating display. Join naturalists Dan Hansche and John Pazdon, for a view into the world of this unique member of the sandpiper family. ggh
This is a f
amily friendly event. Resevations required, visit www.gwrlt.org

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where:  South Berwick
Adventure level: Easy
 

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