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April 2019

Wild Encounters Homeschool Program – April 2019

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
DRA-PWA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$5
Green Darner Dragonfly

A regular program for homeschool families and groups. These classes are held 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon the fourth Monday of each month (except May). A hike and nature journaling are always included. For ages 5 and up (younger may come). Fee: $5.00 per child. Prepay for five classes and get a sixth class free. NEW register online using the form below, and pay when you come to the class. Spring Schedule: April 22 - Migrators on the Move: Search for birds, horseshoe crabs, dragonflies, and other migratory creatures. May 20 - Alewives Around Us: See alewives in migration and learn all…

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Jr. Naturalist After-school Program – April 2019

April 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until April 29, 2019

DRA-PWA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$40 – $45
yellow-spotted salamander

Jr. Naturalist After-school Program - April 2019 Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.(except during vacation week, April 15 & 17). Month-long sessions for ages 6-11 Inquiry-based, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. DRA Great Salt Bay Farm is on bus routes from local schools and close to Route 1. April - Wild Wetlands: Go marsh mucking for invertebrates, take an amphibian walk, and more! Fee: $45/$40 members at Mussel level or above (scholarships available). Register using our secure CampDoc registration service. If you have registration questions, contact the CampDoc Help Desk at 734-636-1000, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm EST or support@campdoc.com.…

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Elmer Tarr Bristol Roadside Cleanup

April 27 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bristol Consolidated School, 2153 Bristol Rd
Bristol, ME 04558 United States
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Lincoln Academy students cleaning up roadside trash

Spring is here and along with it, Bristol’s annual recognition of the late Elmer Tarr, who walked from his house to Pemaquid Point nearly every day for many years and picked up the trash along the roadside. The 2019 cleanup is scheduled for Saturday, April 27 (with a rain date of Saturday, May 4.) Registration is from 8:00 to 9:30 AM at Bristol Consolidated School, 2153 Bristol Road, Bristol. This year, cleanup will take place on Bristol Road, as well as Upper and Lower Round Pond Roads. During registration, volunteers will be assigned to a section of road, or choose…

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PARTNER EVENT: Training for Observation and Research in Coastal Habitats (TORCH) Data Workshop

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Darling Marine Center, 193 Clarks Cove Road
Walpole, ME 04753 United States
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$25
two volunteers collecting water quality data

We have data. What does it mean? Join us for a “hands on” data workshop using readily available freeware and Excel. Bring your own data or use ours. Morning session: Presentations covering a range of topics, see list below. Afternoon session: After a break for lunch, we will work with real data, either your own or those collected from the Damariscotta Estuary during a “hands-on” experience with the applications and techniques. Attendees will need to bring their own laptop, preferably with applications pre-installed. We will send out a list of applications that we will be using for the workshop in…

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May 2019

Jr. Naturalist After-school Program – May 2019

May 1 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until May 29, 2019

DRA-PWA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$45 – $55
Black throated green warbler

Jr. Naturalist After-school Program - May 2019 Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., month-long sessions for ages 6-11 Inquiry-based, hands-on learning in a safe outdoor environment. DRA Great Salt Bay Farm is on bus routes from local schools and close to Route 1. May - Animals on the Move: Search for elusive elvers (baby eels), watch warblers, and observe horseshoe crabs spawning. Fee: $55/$50 members at Mussel level or above (scholarships available). Register using our secure CampDoc registration service. If you have registration questions, contact the CampDoc Help Desk at 734-636-1000, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm EST or support@campdoc.com. REGISTER NOW>>

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Frogs and Pollywogs – May 2019

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
DRA-PWA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$3
child looking at horseshoe crabs

Frogs and Pollywogs For preschoolers (ages 2-5) and their parents/guardians. A hike is always included. May 16 - Horseshoe Crab Count: Make discoveries in the salt marsh and search for horseshoe crabs. These classes are held 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. the third Thursday of each month (except February). Fee: $3.00 per child. NEW: register online using the form below, and pay the day of the program.

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Wild Encounters Homeschool Program – May 2019

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Damariscotta Mills Fish Ladder, 386 RT 215
Newcastle, ME 04553 United States
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$5
alewives

A regular program for homeschool families and groups. These classes are held 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon the fourth Monday of each month (except May). A hike and nature journaling are always included. For ages 5 and up (younger may come). Fee: $5.00 per child. Prepay for five classes and get a sixth class free. NEW register online using the form below, and pay when you come to the class. May 20 - Alewives Around Us: See alewives in migration and learn all about these amazing animals. Meet by the fish ladder building at the base of the fish ladder on Mills…

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May Mini-camp 2019

May 24 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
DRA-PWA Great Salt Bay Farm, 110 Belvedere Road
Damariscotta, ME 04543 United States
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$40 – $45
horseshoe crabs

May Mini-camp - Horseshoe Crab Safari May 24, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM (AOS 93 schools closed). For children ages 6-11. Make discoveries in the salt marsh, play games, and search for horseshoe crabs. Explore forests and fields, create art projects, keep a nature journal, and more. Participants will need to bring snacks, lunch, and warm outdoor gear. Pre-registration is due one week before the session starts, although earlier registration is recommended as these sessions tend to fill up quickly. Fee: $45, or $40 for members at the Mussel level or above. How to Register Register online using our secure CampDoc registration…

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Partner Event: Run with the Alewives 5K

May 25 @ 8:45 am - 10:45 am
Damariscotta Mills Fish Ladder, 386 RT 215
Newcastle, ME 04553 United States
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$30 – $40
alewives graphic

An out-and-back 5K on gently rolling paved roads. The course runs along Bayview Road and onto Belvedere Road, with a turn-around at Oyster Creek. There will be a water station at the turn-around. Awards: Cash prizes for overall first place M/F finishers, as well as age categories 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+ Swag: Original design alewives t-shirt, alewives reusable shopping bag, and coupons for the fish ladder festival. More to be added as the race approaches! After the run: The annual Fish Ladder Festival is right next door to the race start/finish, with coffee, breakfast sandwiches and fresh donuts…

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June 2019

Party on the Pier

June 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Contented Sole Restaurant, Colonial Pemaquid Drive
New Harbor, ME 04554 United States
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$40
people having dinner on the pier

Great food, drinks, live music, and a fabulous silent auction! Sponsored by The Contented Sole and H.M. Payson. Tickets are $40 and benefit the conservation work of DRA-PWA.    

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