AUGUSTA — University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is partnering with the Maine Primitive Skills School and Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine to offer a new monthly outdoor educational series for families with youth ages 7 to 18, according to a news release from the extension office.

Outdoor Family Adventures is for those interested in learning more about Maine’s ecology, observing birds and their habitats, responsible fire building, and safely spending time in the Maine outdoors. Programs will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Jan. 31, Feb. 28, March 28 and April 25 at 2273 North Belfast Ave., Augusta. Participants are responsible for bringing their own portable seating, water and snacks. Face coverings are required.

The series is free; registration is required. To register, visit extension.umaine.edu. Because of safety protocols, the program is limited to one adult and one youth per family.

For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Alisha Targonski at 207-622-7546 or [email protected].