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Our mission is to promote responsible
stewardship through an appreciation and understanding of
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ARE THE LIFE BLOOD
support of membership dues, the Nature Center couldn't
function. A great community organization deserves great support
from those who care about the environment. If you’re
a member who has already renewed recently, THANK YOU! If you
would like to join or renew your membership, either send a
check to “Fair Hill Nature Center” or make on online donation. Categories are:
This is how we keep the Fair
Hill Nature Center a thriving community service. Please make
sure you’re a part of this effort! (Info
FYI. David Francis,
retired Professor of Biology
at the University of Delaware is conducting a plant inventory
of the Fair Hill NRMA. Here
his current list (caution, file may be too large for a dial-up
connection). GPS positions and locations on the 1998 Fair
Hill Trail Map
are included. Updated Oct 11, 2012
Support the Fair Hill Nature Center by shopping online
Visit our partner iGive.com and a portion of your purchase will be
contributed to the Nature Center.
Total Funds Raised through iGive: $1113.64
Total Members Participating: 20
LIST" If you have any of the following new or good-condition-used
items and you'd like to donate them to them Nature
Center, many grateful people would thank you!
*Energy efficient storm door
*200 collecting nets
*Portable CD player
*Empty coffee cans
Socks: plain white preferable- kids size grade 2nd -5th
*Sweat pants- kids sizes 6-12
Teaching Position Available
Job Title: Teacher/Naturalist
Date Issued: 7/21/2014
Permanent part-time position. Design and teach an environmental based curriculum for the various grade levels that attend the Fair Hill Nature Center School. This supports the direction given to them by the Education Director and CEO/Executive Director.
Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Teaches classes to grade levels as assigned by Educational Director of the nature school that meet Cecil County Environmental Education requirements
Design and implement new curriculum as needed
Maintain trails, exhibits and equipment
Assist in training new teachers and/or volunteers when required
Assist with education administrative duties
Assist with general nature center tasks when needed
Maintain clean and healthy work environment at Nature Center
Teach and participate in summer camps and outreach programs
Assist with development and implementation of adult programming
Assist with membership programs as needed.
Must be available for occasional evening and weekend family programming
Job Requirements (Knowledge, skills, training, and education)
Bachelor Degree required
Knowledge of environmental science
Teaching training or equivalent in experience
Child development knowledge or experience
Basic computer skills to supplement programs
Must be willing to complete MAEOE Certification
Classroom (Nature Center or visiting facilities) and outdoors on trails in various weather conditions throughout the year.
25 to 30 hours per week – 8:30 am to 2:30 pm with occasional evenings or Saturday program. Approximately 44 weeks per year.
Fun, supportive work environment with no homework to correct.
The following United Way codes can be used to designate a donation to The Fair Hill Nature Center. In
Maryland: 260, Delaware: 5906, Southern Chester County: please use our Tax ID # 52-1667529, Address: 630 Tawes Drive, Elkton MD 21921
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Hours of Operation
from mid-March until mid-June and late-August until the end
of November, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Weekdays from mid-June until
end of July, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (closed week of July
Also, during other hours, weekends and other non-open
days, Board members and staff who are working at the Center
(which is quite often) usually open the doors so the public