Free Family Friday – Spring Ecology Walk with John Fromer

Please join John Fromer, Merryspring Program Director for a free one hour walk to the Vernal Pool, and through the meadows and forest at Merryspring.  We will look for signs of spring birds, animal tracks and talk about how the seasons change. Dress appropriately for this all weather walk and plan to be outside for […]

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Free Family Friday Bug Safari – with John Fromer

A Bug Safari?  What's that??  It's fun and exciting to head out into the meadows of Merryspring and investigate the insects flying about and crawling around!  We have butterfly nets and insect viewers to closely examine the specimens you find.  Of course, we will be very gentle with the insects and return them to their […]

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Free Family Friday – Tree ID and Age with John Fromer

  This informative program will teach you how to identify different trees from their bark and leaves.  We will also look at ways to estimate the age of different types of trees here at Merryspring and link their ages to Maine and US history.  Pre-Registration required. Limit 15 people.  Free and open to all ages.

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Free Family Friday – Wildlife Detective with John Fromer

    Wildlife Detective is a fun and informative activity where we will go out into the forest and meadows and look for signs of wildlife.  Birds and insects flying about and tracks on the ground will be exciting to discover. Pre-Registration required. Limit 15 people.  Free and open to all ages.

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