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Join our Park Ranger, Sydney Raftery for these themed presentations and dive deeper into these interesting nature topics.  Snacks provided.  Please show up if you register, as there is a lot of work put into these presentations. 

From Moths to Monarchs: a look at the Lepidoptera family
The lives of moths and butterflies are beautiful and strange all at the same time. At this nature talk, we will discuss the unusual camouflage of moths and the great migration of Monarch butterflies… among other topics.  
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The Nature of Fall
Fall is a beloved season among many here in New England. However, do you know which animals come out in the fall, why the leaves change colors, or where we get our fall traditions? Learn all this and more at this month’s nature talk. 
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Foraging Maine’s Wild Edibles
Our backyards are full of things you can eat! Join in on this discussion to see Maine’s flora in a completely new light and maybe even get to taste test some.  Min 5 /Max 25
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Creepy Creatures
Vampires, witches, and werewolves. Oh, my! This talk will focus on some of the most famous Halloween myths and the real life, creepy animals that inspired them.
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Intro to Nature Journaling
Nature journaling is a great pastime that you can take with you anywhere. Join us this month to learn the basics of journaling in nature and some key tips on how to develop this lifelong hobby!
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Fossils of Maine
Join us this month to travel back in time, over 450 million years ago! We’ll take a look at the fossils that are found in our state now and discuss what they can tell us about the Maine of long ago. 








 



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NATURE THEMED PRESENTATION - Foraging Maine's Wild Edibles 
50 - 101 N/A 10/05/2022
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

South Portland Community Center - Senior Center
$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res
 
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NATURE THEMED PRESENTATION - Creepy Creatures 
50 - 101 N/A 10/31/2022
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

South Portland Community Center - Senior Center
$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res
 
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NATURE THEMED PRESENTATION - Intro to Nature Journaling 
50 - 101 N/A 11/14/2022
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

South Portland Community Center - Senior Center
$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res
 
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NATURE THEMED PRESENTATION - Fossils of Maine 
50 - 101 N/A 12/12/2022
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

South Portland Community Center - Senior Center
$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res
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