Nature Explorer Backpacks open up a world of wildlife

Make your outdoor family time a science-based experience that fosters environmental literacy with our new Nature Explorer Backpacks.

Nature Explorer Backpacks include tools, resources, and activities to encourage deeper exploration of the wildlife and ecosystems found at Gilsland Farm Audubon Center in Falmouth, as well as a few resources to help you continue to explore at home! Backpacks are available from the Nature Store. Check out one of three themed packs to explore birds, plants & insects, or nature study skills during your visit to Gilsland Farm. All packs include tools such as binoculars, magnifiers, or bug jars, field guides and other resources, and more!

Please visit the Nature Store (June hours: Tues-Sat, 11 am to 6 pm) to check one out. Packs are available for use at Gilsland Farm and must be returned by 4 pm the same day they are checked out. Fee: $8/members, $10/nonmembers

What’s inside the Birds Backpack:
Binoculars
Field guide
Audubon Bird Call
and more!

What’s inside the Plants & Insects Backpack:
Pocket Naturalist guides
Bug jar
Magnifying loupe
and more!

What’s inside the Nature Study Backpack:
Compass
Magnifier and specimen box
Sorting sheet
and more!

Nature Explorer Backpack

Nature Explorer Backpacks are made possible by the Stephen & Tabitha King, and the Leonard C. & Mildred F. Ferguson Foundations.