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September 2018

Great Maine Outdoor Weekend Cross Town Walk

September 29, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 1:30 pm
Portland Head Light dirt parking lot closest to lighthouse
$10.00 – $13.00

Join Cape Elizabeth Land Trust's (CELT) Executive Director, Cindy Krum, a representative from the Town of Cape Elizabeth Conservation Commission, and CELT past board president, Kathleen Janick for the annual fall Cross Town Walk. Beginning at Portland Head Light, located at Fort Williams, this walk will traverse over 7 miles of both Town of Cape Elizabeth and CELT trails highlighting Cape’s great places. This walk offers a unique overview of Cape’s diverse ecosystems including Spurwink Marsh, Robinson Woods and Great…

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October 2018

Little Explorers

October 3, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Robinson Woods, 1100 Shore Road
Cape Elizabeth, ME
$6.00 – $9.00

Children (ages 3-5) and caregivers will spend an hour exploring the natural wonders of the Maine woods in fall with Cape Elizabeth Land Trust volunteer Lisa Gent. We'll take a gentle hike through Robinson Woods where we will explore the habitat around us while we search for birds, reptiles, amphibians, mammals and plant life. Lots of hands on explorations and games included! Please dress in comfortable clothes and bring a water bottle. $6/parent & 1 child. Each additional child $3.

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Good Night, Cape Elizabeth

October 10, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
CELT Office, 330 Ocean House Road
Cape Elizabeth, ME United States

Children ages 2-6 (with an adult) are invited to the CELT office to enjoy a bat-themed bedtime hour centered around Melissa Kim’s A Little Brown Bat Story. This Cape Elizabeth Land Trust event is a great opportunity for little ones to learn about these nocturnal animals. Join author and CELT volunteer Melissa Kim, Librarian Rachel Davis, and CELT volunteer Jill Darling for stories, a craft and a brief visit outdoors. Come in your pajamas and bring a snack. Parents/guardians must…

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November 2018

Banding for Winter Moths Volunteer Day

November 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Robinson Woods, 1100 Shore Road
Cape Elizabeth, ME
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We need your help to save our trees!  The Winter Moth has exploded in population throughout New England. Adult moths hatch from their cocoons in the soil at the base of host trees in late November, usually around Thanksgiving. Females, which are wingless, crawl up the base of the trees to lay their eggs; one Winter Moth can lay as many as 350 eggs. When the eggs hatch in the spring, the caterpillars feed upon the emerging new leaves and…

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Dark Matter, Dark Energy, Dark Skies – CELT’s Annual Meeting Nov. 18

November 18, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Purpoodock Club, 300 Spurwink Avenue
Cape Elizabeth, 04107 United States
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Dark Matter, Dark Energy, Dark Skies Astronomers can prove the first two exist, but worry about the third. At CELT's Annual Meeting, Public Radio news anchor (and space buff) Irwin Gratz will talk about efforts to preserve our views of the heavens. He'll also talk about what's up there, both naturally occurring, and increasingly, created by humans. In addition to being an accomplished journalist, Irwin indulges his interest in astronomy as an occasional show presenter at the Southworth Planetarium in Portland. (See…

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