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Fall Frolic

Celebrate the change of seasons with an outdoor family festival! We will wish monarchs and other migratory species well, welcome fall, and learn about habitat stewardship with fun activities for all ages. Join us to: •  Jump in a giant leaf pile and learn why we should “leave the leaves,” •  …

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Read & Ramble: Loons

Location: Gilsland Farm Audubon Center Family Program Join us for an outdoor storytime, geared towards children ages 3-5 and their grown-ups. Afterwards, we’ll set you up with a related, self-paced activity to enjoy on the trails. Choose one of two, back-to-back sessions: 9:30-10 am, or …

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Read & Ramble: Trees

Location: Gilsland Farm Audubon Center Family Program Join us for an outdoor storytime, geared towards children ages 3-5 and their grown-ups. Afterwards, we’ll set you up with a related, self-paced activity to enjoy on the trails. Choose one of two, back-to-back sessions: 9:30-10 am, or …

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Habitat Investigations: Meadow

Meet up with Maine Audubon educators for a hands-on exploration of one of Gilsland Farm’s many habitats. What will you discover as you get to know some of the plants and animals that live …

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Family Nature Walk at Scarborough Marsh

Mummichugs and Marsh Muck Explore the plants and animals of the marsh through hands-on discovery.  Fun for all ages. Limited number of spots.  First come, first served. Wednesdays, June 30 through August 18, 10:30 am-12 pm  $7/person …

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Fields Pond Butterfly Festival

Butterflies play a vital role in the ecosystem as pollinators and are an important source of food for our native bird species.  With over 20 species of butterflies recorded, the Fields Pond Audubon Center is the perfect setting to celebrate the beauty and diversity of butterflies. Ongoing events …

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Full Moon Snowshoe Hike for Families at Fields Pond

Join us for a peaceful winter’s night hike under the full Snow Moon.  These special treks will be limited to 3 families (of up to 4 individuals) with safe social distancing. Masks are required. A limited number of snowshoes are available by advance reservation only (additional $2 fee).  Please call …

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Full Moon Snowshoe Hike for Families at Fields Pond

Join us for a peaceful winter’s night hike under the full Wolf Moon.  These special treks will be limited to 3 families (of up to 4 individuals) with safe social distancing. Masks are required. A limited number of snowshoes are available by advance reservation only (additional $2 fee).  Please call …

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Chickadee Club (October & November)

Calling all children ages 3-8 and their families! You are invited to join the Maine Audubon Chickadee Club, a monthly subscription program for young adventurers. There are two ways to join: Digital club members pay just $5/month for access to downloadable, printable activities, art prompts, …

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