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Sunday September 21, 2014

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Today in Outdoors
Seven-year-old Freya Drum of Damariscotta watches as wildlife biologist Patrick Keenan gently blows and urges a hermit thrush to go airborne from her hand during a banding session last week at Hidden Valley Nature Center in Jefferson. And the joy in that smile shows this will be a day to be remembered for years to come for Drum.

Jefferson nature center, research institute offer youths a unique science class

For impressionable children, close encounters with wildlife just might carry more enduring lessons about a serious illness than any classroom lecture.

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