Fun Facts for Kids: Animals’ Amazing Adaptations
February 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Join Georges River Land Trust for a family-friendly event about Animals’ Amazing Adapations. Bring your kids and grandkids and meet at the Searsmont Town Library on Tuesday, February 19, at 10 am, with a snow date of Thursday, February 21.
Maine wildlife have an amazing variety of physical characteristics that enable them to survive and do their jobs within their environment. You’ll learn about Maine habitats, why moose and deer grow antlers, why birds have different shaped bills, why turtles have varied body shapes and appendages, how camouflage benefits those animals that exhibit it, and more! We will compare and contrast entirely different ‘jobs’ some wildlife do while sharing the same habitats.
Our adventure leader will be Lisa Kane, a natural science educator with the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Lisa has degrees in Animal Science and Education. Her program which is targeted for kids involves “memorable information in a fun and hands-on way using wildlife to increase their appreciation of Maine’s natural resources to hopefully stimulate their interest.”
This event is offered through a partnership with the Georges River Land Trust and Searsmont Town Library, and is part of the Land Trust’s yearlong Walks and Talks series, programs about local resources that are open and free to the public.