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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

  • A Scientist and an Artist Met in a Wood

    Never before an artist Barbara Snapp began to paint and to write poetry and found that she had a new avenue into nature.  Barbara continues to satisfy her scientific curiosity by participating in Project Feederwatch, serving on the Downeast Coastal Conservancy stewardship committee and CREA’s advisory committee, and teaching science-focused enrichment courses at Midcoast Senior

    November 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 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