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using the resources of the Cathance River Preserve to educate students, educators, and the public.

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Next Events

  • Winter Photography Walk

    Brunswick photographer James McCarthy will lead a photography trek at the Cathance River Nature Preserve that’s inspired, in part, by Thomas Merton’s  poem “Love Winter When the Plant Says Nothing.” Merton would have been the first to admit, I think, that his poem’s title is somewhat facetious. Even in winter, buried under snow, plants are

    January 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Mt Ararat Student Research on the Cathance River Nature Preserve

    Throughout the fall of 2018, Honors Biology students from Mt Ararat High School made weekly visits to the Preserve to conduct research on a range of topics.  Working in 6 small groups, they chose research questions and collected scientific data. Projects included learning about the heath, the river, salamanders, fishless lakes/vernal pools, mammals, and forest

    January 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm