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‘Outdoor Family Adventures’ teaches families

From U. of Maine

AUGUSTA – University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is partnering with the Maine Primitive Skills School and Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine to offer a new monthly outdoor educational series for families with children ages 7–18.

 “Outdoor Family Adventures” will teach families about Maine’s ecology, observing birds and their habitats, responsible fire building, and safely spending time in the Maine outdoors.

Programs will take place monthly from 3-5 p.m. at 2273 North Belfast Ave., Augusta, with topics scheduled for Jan. 31 on Bird Language and Nature Awareness, Feb. 28 on Useful Trees and Plants of Winter, Mar. 28 on Responsible Fire Making, and Apr. 25 on Useful Trees & Plants of Spring.

Participants are responsible for bringing their own portable seating, water and snacks. Face coverings are required. 

The series is free, but registration is required. Register on the program webpage at

Due to safety protocols, the program is limited to one adult and one youth per family.

For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Alisha Targonski, 207.622.7546; 

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