Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park lists February nature programs

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FREEPORT — Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park offers nature programs at 2 p.m. on Sundays through Feb. 23.

A special Saturday nature program will be offered at 2 p.m. Feb. 8.

Programs start at the circle of benches at the end of the second parking lot unless otherwise noted, and may include walks, talks and activities in a beautiful natural setting. Programs last about one hour, weather permitting.

From Feb. 7-12, the park will have a ski and snowshoe trailer with free rentals of snowshoes and cross-country skis available with park admission from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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No reservations needed except for group use. Nature programs are free with park admission. Admission is $1 for ages 5-11; $3 for Maine residents ages 12-64; $4.50 for nonresidents ages 12-64; $1.50 for nonresidents 65 and older. People under 5 and Maine residents 65 and older are free. For more information or to arrange for group visits, call 865-4465.

Feb. 2, Animals Wintering: Add to your knowledge and appreciation of ways in which the park’s animals survive winter.

Feb. 8, Winter in the Woods: Discover the ways both plants and animals survive the winter here in Maine. 

Feb. 9, Wabanaki Winter Legends: Enjoy a walk in the winter woods with stops for stories based on Wabanaki legends.

Feb. 16, Reading Animal Tracks: Add to your knowledge and appreciation in which the park’s animals survive winter and how to identify their tracks. 

Feb. 23, Winter Birds at Wolfe’s Neck: Discover the needs and adaptations of the park’s birds and the ways in which people can help birds around their homes survive winter.

For more information, call the park at 207-865-4465, or visit www.maine.gov/wolfesneckwoods.

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