Let’s Walk Together . . . Wednesday, July 19, 3-4p (Fields)
Leaders: TBD, Garreth Helm
Location: Eaton Farm Preserve, Eaton Farm Rd, Wiscasset
Nature Topic/Focus: Children will explore the fields around Eaton farm and learn about native insects and basic insect anatomy and life cycles. Children will explore the environment in search of insect specimens. Insect guides will be provided along with specimen cases to identify and document discoveries.
Books: Caterpillars, Bugs and Butterflies. Mel Boring. Next Time You See a Spiderweb. Emily Morgan.
This program is brought to you by a Merrymeeting Bay Trust Grant. The weekly Storywalks run from June to October, (fall programs TBA), and are led by Bowdoin College students. Dress appropriately for wooded areas and consider using bug protection. Please ask the Children’s Room staff about our new circulating My Own Backyard (MOBY) themed backpacks and book bags, tools for youth exploration of local natural history.
The Merrymeeting Bay Trust promotes the understanding, awareness, and study of the natural environment surrounding Merrymeeting Bay.