Fall Gathering, Oct. 20 in Augusta
To register, click here.
Master Naturalists are warmly invited to come for all or part of the day. Free. We ask for registration to help in planning.
9:15 am to 11:30 am: Dorcas Miller’s “Hands-On Birds” workshop
Lithgow Library Community Workshop Room. 45 Winthrop Street, Augusta
This workshop will feature many specimens, (freezer birds, skulls, a skeleton, feathers, feet, beaks and more) all focusing inquiry on flight and food procurement. Before the class, you’ll receive Hands-On Birds: A Treasure Hunt with information on key topics to ease your path through the carefully crafted hands-on activities. Join us for fun, challenge, and mysteries to solve.
Those staying for afternoon Part Two will travel across the river to the Viles Arboretum.
Noon – 2:00 pm
Viles Arboretum, 153 Hospital Street, Augusta
Bring your own lunch and eat while socializing with fellow Master Naturalists in the Viles Conference Room. MMNP will supply drinks and dessert.
Afternoon nature exploration: Viles Arboretum offers a lot to explore. We’ll have a few people lined up to organize walks with a group, or you can venture out on your own. Reconvene in the Viles Room for final words and goodbyes. Bring binoculars, hand lens, and field guides.
Continuing Education Seminars
Graduates and current MMNP students are invited to register for seminars:
The Fascinating Kingdom of Fungi: Saturday, October 6. Brunswick, 9 a.m. – noon. See registration form for details.