Exploring the World Around You

We are excited to announce a new program we are adding to the Piscataquis 4-H Passport Project. Six Saturdays from June 29th – August 10, Lynn Lubas will guide passport participants in “Exploring the World Around You.” Youth will learn about different parts of the ecosystem each week at various sites in Dover-Foxcroft including the Law Farm and Brown’s Mill Park.

Topics covered this summer:

  • Bees – Native and Not
  • Pollinator Plants
  • Frogs, Toads, and Water Insects
  • Invasive Plants and Insects
  • Soils, Mosses, Lichen and Fungi
  • Ecosystem Hike and Scavenger HuntRed Mason Bee with bee house

Mrs. Lubas will kick off her program at the Dover Cove Farmers’ Market on June 29th at 10 a.m. with “Bees – Native and Not.” Karen Murphy will assist youth in making bee houses using dried knotweed. Youth interested in “Exploring the World Around You” must be enrolled in the Piscataquis 4-H Passport Project by June 3rd. Forms are available Monday, Thursday and Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at UMaine Extension, 165 East Main St. Dover-Foxcroft.