CREA thanks Bath Savings, our featured business of the month, for its generous support of our work!


“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!”

The Cathance River Education Alliance (CREA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to using the resources of the Cathance River Nature Preserve to educate students, educators, and the public about the natural world and environmental stewardship.


We partner with Bowdoin College, local school administrators and teachers, and with the Topsham Public Library to present meaningful nature-based learning programs which you are welcome to attend.

CREA invites you to explore the Preserve and all of the programs and activities CREA offers. Please scroll down to the bottom of the page to see upcoming programs!

New Gallery Posted!

Please click here to see David Reed’s gallery, the most recent additions to which are the marvelous pictures he took on our October 6th Forests of Lilliput walk led by Jeff Pengel


Your legacy could be our legacy.

Learn more here.

Explore other ways to support CREA.

Read CREA’s Spring 2019 Newsletter here

Read our 2018 Annual Report here. (Use View/Zoom controls to enlarge the image).

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(1-2 per month)

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