Learning at Home Guide - Cape Elizabeth Land Trust

Learning at Home Guide

Learning at Home Guide

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Have a suggestion or request for something we can add to this list? Email education@capelandtrust.org.

Finding New Places to Explore

If you’ve already made the rounds of our properties, use the links below to discover new places and plot new adventures:


Resources from CELT:

Educational Videos

Our recently-revived YouTube channel is now the destination for video content directly from our education team, starting with a vernal pool virtual tour filmed in Robinson Woods.


Creature Feature

Weekly newsletter column highlighting local wildlife. This is a great way to get to know more about the critters you may encounter in your own backyard or on our trails!

Meet the Yellow Spotted SalamanderMay 7, 2020
Meet the Pileated WoodpeckerMay 14, 2020
This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is Coyote-by-Jitze-Couperus-CC-BY-2.0-1024x819.jpgAh, the Oft-Misunderstood CoyoteMay 21, 2020
This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is Cicada-by-geopungo-CC-BY-2.0-1024x768.jpgWhere are the Cicadas?May 28, 2020
Amazing BatsJune 12, 2020
Magnificent MooseJune 18, 2020
June’s Evening Choir: Gray TreefrogsJune 25, 2020

Scavenger Hunts and Bingos

How well do you know your backyard and our preserves? Take these guides as a challenge to get outside and explore!


Resources from Our Partners:

Connections (Maine Audubon)

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Educators from Maine Audubon post to this site every weekday with family activities, parent/teacher tips, backyard birding, nature exploration at our sanctuaries, and more.


Nature Nuggets (The Ecology School)

Bite-sized activities that will get you out learning about ecology in your own backyard. Activities are geared towards families, but appropriate for all ages! Some favorites include Sound Mapping, Moon Log, and Banana Vault.


Chewonki@Home

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Activities, videos, and more for educators, families, and individuals from one of Maine’s premier environmental education programs.


Pocket Nature Journals

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Western Foothills Land Trust is partnering with Greater Lovell Land Trust, Lakes Environmental Association and Loon Echo Land Trust to bring you the Pocket Nature Journal Activity Series. Every Friday they post a
new print-and-fold nature journal to help educate and inspire you and your budding naturalists!


Community Learning for ME

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A grassroots effort designed in community for community as a resource to support parents and teachers while school is not in session due to COVID-19. Resources, supports and networking opportunities to support students and parents in this difficult time.


Have a suggestion or request for something we can add to this list? Email education@capelandtrust.org.

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