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The Nature of Maine: Fields and Forests in Winter

Posted Feb. 05, 2013, at 2:57 p.m.
Last modified Feb. 05, 2013, at 3:43 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Location: Fields Pond Audubon Center, Orono, Maine

For more information: Fields Pond Audubon Center; 989-2591; maineaudubon.org

Fields Pond Audubon Center announces a mid-winter outing to discover how plants and animals adapt to survive a Maine winter. This half-day field trip combines presentation, guided outdoor exploration, and discussion to investigate life in the cold. Morning refreshments, lunch, and snowshoes (if needed) included.

Saturday, February 16, 7 a.m.-2 p.m.; inclement weather date: Sunday, February 17

Leader: Ron Davis, Professor Emeritus, School of Biology & Ecology, and Climate Change Institute at the University of Maine

Cost: $30/member; $40/nonmember. Limit 12 participants. Advance registration is required. Please call 989-2591 or register online at www.maineaudubon.org. Directions provided with registration.

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