#10 Wednesday, August 16th 3p-4p (Seashore)
Leaders: Marina Mackinnon, Garreth Helm
Location: Fort Popham, 219 Popham Rd, Phippsburg
Nature Topic/Focus: After listening to a story about birds found on the shore, children will accompany experts on a walk along the beach and identify seabirds. Children will discuss the importance of seabirds in the ecosystem, learn how they differ from other types of birds, and discuss how pollution and global warming threaten the survival of these animals. Children will also learn what migration is and why birds do it.
Books: Seabirds: An Identification Guide. Peter Harrison. A Place for Birds. Melissa Stewart.