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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

  • Workshop to Make Native Seed Balls

    Come join us in this family-friendly workshop to cover native seeds in clay and soil to create seed balls or “bombs”. These can easily be dispersed into your garden or other habitats to help re-establish indigenous plants. Wild Seed Project volunteer and Maine Extension Master Gardener Ginger Laurits will bring seeds of native plants for various conditions

    April 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • The Social Lives of Bumblebees

    Dr. Patricia Jones is a new faculty member at Bowdoin College and Director of the Bowdoin Scientific Station on Kent Island. Her research has examined topics from the hunting behavior of tropical bats to the egg-laying preferences of monarch butterflies. One aspect of her research examines the foraging behavior of bumblebees. In her talk at

    April 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm