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“Bath Savings has been serving its communities since 1852, providing exceptional service without exception. We are glad to be able to work with CREA, a wonderful organization in our community!”


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Next Events

  • The Magic and Mystery of Honeybees (and Wild Bees!)

    Bees are fascinating creatures! Learn about the magical world of these industrious creatures, what they do (besides making honey) that benefits us, and what it’s like to be a beginner beekeeper with no prior experience! Bring your lunch to this Lunch & Learn gathering. Event is free but call 729-0757 to sign up so People

    August 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Dedication of Rensenbrink Way

    The road to the Ecology Center is getting a name – Rensenbrink Way – to honor CREA’s Co-Founder, John Rensenbrink and celebrate his birthday! The community is invited to the Ecology Center as we formally dedicate the road at 5 pm on Tuesday, August 27. Learn about CREA’s roots and what we’re up to today.

    August 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm