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The Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District (PCSWCD) will be kicking-off their 2nd Annual Families in the Outdoors program. The goal of this program is to provide fun, active and interesting opportunities for families to enjoy the outdoors, together. This program is designed for youth ages 5+, parents, grandparents and other relatives. This year, there will be seasonal sessions available, each with a different nature-related theme. The first session in this program series is the Snowshoe Adventure at the Law Farm on Thursday, February 21st from 9 AM to 12 PM. There is a snow day for this event, which is Friday, February 22nd from 9 AM to 12 PM. Registration is required and open for this outdoor program. At this program, families will enjoy a day snowshoe with the PCSWCD, Master Maine Guide Alexandra Conover Bennett and Maine Wildlife Biologist Sarah Spencer. There will be lots to see, learn and do on this snowshoeing adventure. Winter Kids will provide 20 pairs of snowshoes for this event (snowshoes will be first come, first serve). The PCSWCD will provide a snack and something warm to drink. The PCSWCD welcomes everyone to the Law Farm for this fantastic family-oriented event. Be sure to keep an eye open for the next Families in the Outdoors session: Rocks, Minerals and Dirt, coming up on Thursday, April 18th. Families in the Outdoors session in June. Interested or “bugged” by bugs? Join in the Fall session titled Bugs. Times to be announced for the June and September dates. Spaces are limited for Families in the Outdoors and you must pre-register to join. There is a small fee per person, which helps build our educational offerings. To register, visit the website at, Facebook page at, or contact 207-564-2321 extention 3 or send along an email to