Feb 052014

Fisher tracks in the snowKim King

Fisher tracks in the snow

Beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February, 8th, join Stacey Chilcoat, NRWA River Classroom Director for “Predator or Prey? Tracking Animal Activity in Forest, Field and Wetland”, an outdoor wildlife tracking workshop for individuals and families with children ages 10 and up. Explore one of Groton’s beautiful conservation properties looking for trail patterns, prints, and other signs of activity of our local predators and prey animals as they take on the challenge of winter survival. Program lasts two hours; moderate pace hike, with some off trail exploration. Please dress with multiple layers, winter boots, water resistant outer gear (snow pants or gators); pack a water bottle and energy snack. Snow shoes are helpful, but not necessary. The fee is: $8/person or $24/family for NRWA members; $10/person or $30/family for non-members. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Detailed directions to the meeting location will be provided upon registration. To pre-register, please contact Stacey Chilcoat, NRWA River Classroom Director, at (978) 448-0299, or email StaceyC@NashuaRiverWatershed.org.

Children ages 7 to 11 are invited to join Mary Marro, NRWA Environmental Education Director, for “Changes of State: NRWA Science Saturday,” on Saturday, February 8, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the NRWA River Resource Center, 592 Main Street (Rt. 119) in Groton, MA. Investigate the unique characteristics of liquids, solids, and gases. Experiment with jello, oobleck, snow, and more. Cost: $20 for NRWA members; $25 for non-members. For siblings who wish to attend, pay full price for the first child, ½ price for the second. Pre-registration is required. To pre-register, please contact Mary Marro, NRWA Environmental Education Director, at (978) 448-0299, or email MaryM@NashuaRiverWatershed.org.