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Backyard Chickens


with Marilyn Stanley

Calendar Oct 7, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Backyard chicken flocks are gaining popularity and it’s easy to see why.  Besides providing fresh eggs for your family and

fertilizer for your garden, chickens are also a lot of fun.  This class will cover all the basics of caring for your flock, including feed, housing, breed selection, brooding chicks, health care and predator protection. 

Monday, Oct. 7, 6-9 p.m., 1 session

Course Fee: $18

Birding: Migration Watch


with Dave Tucker

Calendar Aug 28, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Birding: Migration Watch 

Meet at Horn Point (where the road comes to a little cul de sac next to the marsh, close to the big pavilion) in Fort Foster for a migration watch. Expected species include Black-bellied Plovers, Great and Snowy Egrets, swallows, and Common Nighthawks. Class meets at Fort Foster. Additional fee may be required for entrance to Fort Foster.

Wednesday, Aug. 28, 5:30-7:30 p.m., 1 session *raindate 8/29

Course Fee: $14

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Boating Skills


with US Coastguard

Calendar Sep 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

For those with previous boating experience, we will take a more in depth look at navigation, radio, lines and knots and weather.  

Tuesday, Sept. 17-Oct.15, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 5 sessions

Course Fee: $42

Fall Birding: Little Brown Jobbers


with Dave Tucker

Calendar Oct 12, 2019 at 7:30 am, runs for 1 week

Join Dave on a birding walk around Fort Foster looking for sparrows, kinglets and thrushes. The emphasis will be on learning identification skills. Bring to class: binoculars. Meet at the entrance gate of Fort Foster in Kittery, Maine.

Saturday, Oct. 12, 7:30- 9:30 a.m., 1 session *rain date Sunday, Oct. 13

Course Fee: $14

How to Grow Garlic in Maine


with Richard Alderette

Calendar Oct 1, 2019 at 7 pm, runs for 1 week

How to Grow Garlic in Maine

Richard Alderette

Join us for this very informative session on garlic and garlic growing in Maine. We will begin with an introduction to garlic including the history, medicinal properties, and creative ways to use garlic. Then we will talk about how to plant and harvest garlic, including timing, soil prep, pests, and harvesting tips. Rick is a Master Gardner in Maine and the owner of River Valley Farm, which specialized, in growing garlic. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers and the opportunity, if you would like to purchase some locally grown garlic.

Tuesday, Oct. 1, 7-9 p.m., 1 session

Course Fee: $15

Marine Research at UNH Marine Lab


with Jason Goldstein

Calendar Oct 2, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Marine Research at the UNH Marine Lab Fort Constitution, NewCastle, NH.

Jason Goldstein

Located on the picturesque mouth of the Piscataqua River in NewCastle, NH the UNH Marine Lab Center supports a variety of marine-related projects and ongoing research as part of its mission for the Seacoast and the Gulf of Maine.  Embark on a walking tour of the Marine Lab and it's current research projects being carried out by UNH Faculty, students, and associated scientists. Learn about lobster mating, jonah crab growth, see lumpfish and other marine creatures along the way. Bring your favorite marine biology questions for an interactive tour and discussion. Please meet at the Public Parking lot at the UNH Judd Gregg Marine Research Center.

Wednesday, Oct. 2, 5:30-7:30 p.m., 1 session

Course Fee: $18

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