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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Spring Newsletter 2017 now available!

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Next Events

  • CREAtive Walk

    CREA Poet Laureate Gary Lawless and CREA Photographer Laureate James McCarthy guide monthly walks that inspire conversation among participants about nature and what it means to you and others. Join Gary, Jim, and special guest David Reed, a dragonfly expert, on this last CREAtive walk. This is a special event not to be missed!

    August 20 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Hiking the Appalachian Trail

    Rob Potvin will share his experiences hiking the Appalachian Trail which extends over 2200 miles from Georgia to Maine

    September 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm