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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

  • Maine Forests: Using the Past to Imagine the Future

    Using a diverse array of historical and ecological evidence, Professor Barton will discuss the past, present, and future of the forests of New England, with a focus on Maine. Including photos and selections from Barton’s books The Changing of Nature in the Maine Woods and Ecology and Recovery of Eastern Old-Growth Forests in Eastern North

    February 26 @ 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

    March 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm