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The Maine Environmental Education Association (MEEA) facilitates and promotes environmental education in Maine through the sharing of ideas, resources, information, and cooperative programs among educators, organizations, and concerned individuals. MEEA is built on the strengths and contributions of our members. For more information about MEEA and to join our organization please visit our webpage.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Maine Project Learning Tree and Maine Huts & Trails A professional development opportunity - learn how to build and maintain learning trails and outdoor classrooms!

When: Friday and Saturday, November 1 & 2, 2013 beginning at noon on November 1 and ending at 2:30 p.m. on November 2
Where: Meet at the Gauge Road/Poplar trailhead no later than noon on Friday, November 1st.  The trailhead is in Carrabassett Valley about 20 minutes from Kingfield.  For detailed directions, please see our website at   We will carpool to the trailhead which is a gentle ¾ mile walk on a wooded trail to the hut.
Who should attend and why: Teams of three from one school or school district must include a teacher, an administrator, and a community leader. Schools across Maine use the outdoors as a learning environment with trails and outdoor classrooms. Many other schools are interested in doing so. With thanks to National PLT and the Davis Family Foundation, we are offering this how-to experience with professional trail crews, a forester and experienced School Forest teachers.  
Cost: $75/team includes an overnight at Poplar Stream Falls Hut, dinner on November 1 with breakfast and lunch on November 2, 2013. Please contact Pat Maloney at or 626 7990 for registration information. This opportunity will be offered on a first come first served basis for seven Maine teams.

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