Bringing the Fish Back

Learn about river and fish restoration efforts in Maine and meet the people who are making it happen!

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Making Outdoor Learning for Pre-K – 2 Fun … in Winter!

CREA educators share fun outdoor learning activities for winter with early elementary teachers.

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Living A Life Less Wasteful

Learn how to reduce your waste – at home and out in the world – for the health of our planet.

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  • Preschoolers Revel in Over and Under the Snow December 12 - Learn the history of the Storywalk concept and how a group of local preschoolers reveled in CREA's first hosted Storywalk.
  • What is a ‘Puffling,’ Anyway? November 26 - Project Puffin brought Maine's puffin population back from the brink, after overharvesting drastically reduced their numbers, and became a model for restoring seabird populations all over the world.
  • CREA 2019 Fall Newsletter October 29 - Learn how CREA Educators are helping teachers get comfortable in the outdoor classroom through the Outdoor Learning Network, read summer camp highlights, and more!
  • CREA Summer Camp: 2019 A Summer to Remember! October 16 - When was the last time you found a frog at your feet in the river, built a boat with your new best friend, did a solo-hike, or covered yourself in clay from head to toe? Been a while? If so, it’s time to come to CREA Camp.
  • Fall 2019 Letter to Members and Friends October 15 - CREA Educators teach a 4th grade class how to measure solar, wind, and water energy outdoors, just one example of CREA's rich, nature-based education programs.
  • CREA’s Outdoor Learning Network October 15 - Many teachers crave time to brainstorm ideas about outdoor teaching and share their experiences, so CREA Educators conceived of the Outdoor Learning Network (OLN) - a forum for peer collaboration around outdoor, place-based teaching.
  • CREA Thanks Our Sunday Volunteers October 15 - CREA's Sunday Sunday volunteers venture down Rensenbrink Way - rain, snow, or shine - to give the public a chance to see the fascinating exhibits and systems of the Ecology Center
  • Welcome our New Board Member October 15 - Susan Rae-Reeves' brings a life motivated by community building, political action, economic and racial justice, and preservation of and access to the natural world to her work as a CREA Board Member.
  • CREA Spring 2019 Newsletter June 1 - CREA Spring Newsletter 2019
  • What’s Special about CREA Summer Camp March 21 - CREA adds new themes to our science and art-based summer camp curriculum, engaging young minds to explore, invent, and discover the natural world that surrounds them.
  • Welcome Our New Board Members March 21 - New Board members with experience in finance and community development add depth to the CREA Board.