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

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Next Events

  • Research at the Cathance River Preserve: Projects completed by Mt Ararat Honors Biology Students in the Fall of 2017

    This past fall, Honors Biology students from Mt Ararat High School chose a topic to research at the Cathance River Preserve. Working in 7 small groups, they chose research questions and collected scientific data to address these questions at least once a week in September and October at the Preserve. Projects included learning about the

    January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Snowshoeing with Heather

    Join Heather Goulette for a gentle snowshoe walk along the trails of the Cathance River Preserve. Bring your own snowshoes or use ours (for free!). Dress warmly in layers (preferably not cotton), wear hiking boots, bring a backpack with extra clothes and water. All levels are welcome. This program is FREE, but please register with

    February 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am