Preserve Activities

Announcing: 2023 Calendar Photo Contest

Calling all Maine photographers! We’re excited to announce that today officially marks the beginning of the 2023 Frenchman Bay Conservancy Calendar Contest! We’re seeking photographers to submit their FBC photos to help show off the beauty of our preserves and support our mission to protect the land that you love. Whether you’re someone that’s been… Read more

Field Observations with Maine Outdoor School

  Join Hazel Stark from Maine Outdoor School as she teaches you how to test your observation skills and memory at Frances B. Wood Preserve in Gouldsboro, ME! Follow along with these drawing activities in a notebook, on an FBC preserve or in any outdoor space! Draw alone, or test yourself against a friend! Happiness… Read more

Intertidal Exploration with Maine Outdoor School

      Join Hazel Stark from Maine Outdoor School as she explores the intertidal zone at Taft Point Preserve in Gouldsboro, ME! Learn how to stay safe while exploring, what tools to bring, and get an up-close look at some critters! For more information about what lives in the intertidal zone, you might consult… Read more

Baker Hill Scavenger Hunt

FBC has devised a scavenger hunt to help you spot some of the most notable flora & features on Baker Hill Preserve while you’re out hiking. Print the scavenger hunt map & key or save to a smartphone to take with you. Each letter on the map marks an approximate location to help you look… Read more

FBC Coloring & Activity Pages

There’s so much for kids to discover and explore outdoors! These coloring & activity pages were created for FBC by Maine Master Naturalist Kenyon Grant. Coloring & Activity Pages We hope you enjoy this booklet & share your completed pages with us on Facebook or Instagram! Read more

Ecosystem Scavenger Hunts

Explore any FBC preserve or trail with Scavenger Hunt activity sheets! Forest Ecosystem Scavenger Hunt Intertidal Ecosystem Scavenger Hunt Use your observation skills to spot these plants, animals, and natural items, then check them off! These sheets were developed in partnership with Maine Outdoor School.   Read more

Fairy House Trail

FBC’s preserves are now home to a new, rare species—fairies have moved into the FB Wood & Jordan Homestead preserves! Fairies live in special houses made from natural items found on the ground. If you visit these preserves, you can build your own house for them to live in! Send us a photo of your… Read more