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

  • Winter Photography Trek with Jim McCarthy

    Brunswick photographer James McCarthy will lead a photography trek at the Cathance River Nature Preserve that’s inspired, in part, by Thomas Merton’s  poem “Love Winter When the Plant Says Nothing.” Merton would have been the first to admit, I think, that his poem’s title is somewhat facetious. Even in winter, buried under snow, plants are

    February 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • 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

    February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm