April 19, 2014 - Vernal Pools in Tatnic Woods

Host: Great Works Regional Land Trust

When: Saturday April 19, 9-11 am

Learn about the rich hidden life in the high concentration of vernal pools nestled in this special landscape. Led by naturalist Sue Bickford of Wells Reserve. This is an excellent hike for families with kids - the distances are short and finding little critters is pretty exciting! Reservations required. Visit www.gwrlt.org for more information.

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: South Berwick Adventure level: Moderate
 
April 22, 2014 - Celebrate Earth Day at Mount A!

earth day volunteers

Host: Mt. Agamenticus Conservation Program

When: Tuesday, April 22nd, 8:00am-2:00pm

April Vacation is the perfect time for some outdoor Exploring & Spring Cleaning! This year you will be given a trail map and directions for an assigned route to follow.
For more info or to sign up please call the Conservation Office 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
 
Apr. 26, 2014 - Center for Wildlife Volunteer Workday!

Host: Center for Wildlife

When: Saturday, April 26th from 1 pm - 4pm

Join CFW educators and volunteers for a volunteer workday from 1 pm - 4 pm at the CFW for a chance to meet some of our non-releasable ambassadors and help beautify their enclosures for the spring season! We welcome able-bodied volunteers ages 18 and up (unless accompanied by an adult). Please visit www.yorkcenterforwildlife.org fmi!

What: Volunteer Workday
Where: Cape Neddick
Adventure level: Moderate
 
May 3, 2014 - Vernal Pool Peepers and Tadpoles

Host: Kittery Land Trust

When: Saturday, May 3, 2014  9 am - noon
Join us for a vernal pool exploration on KLT's Mitchell-Grant property. Sue Bickford from the Wells Reserve will introduce you to the wonder and importance of vernal pools. Come welcome spring, hear some peepers, and see some tadpoles!

For more information, please visit
our website.

What: Outdoor Recreation Where:  Kittery
Adventure level: moderate
 
May 3, 2014 - "Leaf Out" at Kenyon Hill Preserve

Host: Great Works Regional Land Trust

When: Saturday, May 3, 9-11 am

Dramatic ledges are a highlight of this beautiful and diverse 113-acre property off Ogunquit Road. The loop hike of moderate difficulty will also take us along wetlands which feed the Ogunquit River. Reservations required. Visit www.gwrlt.org for more information.

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: South Berwick Adventure level: Moderate
 
May 3, 2014 - Hands-On Discovery of Spring!

Host: York Land Trust and White Pine Programs

When: Saturday, May 3, 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. 

Naturalist experts from White Pine Programs will lead participants in the exploration of the vernal pools of York Land Trust's Highland Farm Preserve. This is a family-friendly Adventure in Nature program designed for both adults and kids (7-yrs./above). We look forward to spotting lots of amphibians and their already laid egg masses! Wear your muck boots!   Advanced registration is necessary. Click here to sign up!

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where:  Rt. 91/York
Adventure level: Easy
 
May. 6, 2014-Sep. 30. 2014 - Center for Wildlife's Tuesday Afternoon Summer Tour Series

Host: Center for Wildlife

When: Every Tuesday, May. 6-Sep. 30, 2014, 2 pm-3 pm

Announcing the return of Center for Wildlife’s annual summer tour series beginning Tuesday, May 6th! Discover new things about local New England wildlife by participating in an informative presentation lead by our seasoned staff members. Visit http://www.yorkcenterforwildlife.org/news.htm fmi!

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: Cape Neddick Adventure level: Easy
 
June 21-28, 2014 Birding this Summer at Star Island

Host: Natural History Week at Star island (Isles of Shoals, N.H.)

When: June 21 to 28, 2014

Looking for an educational summer birding experience?   Visit Star Island during this year’s Natural History Week - “Bird Study of the 21st Century”.  Programs will be led by expert naturalists, and include a whale/bird watch, contra dancing, art workshops, and more.  For more information, click here and here to register.   Download this colorful poster to share with others.

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: Star Island Adventure level: Easy
 

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