A scene from last year’s S.E.A. FAIR in the Camden Amphitheatre. Submitted photo

Camden Public Library plans to host S.E.A. FAIR in the Amphitheatre on Atlantic Avenue from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, June 3.

The event is presented by the Stewardship Education Alliance (S.E.A.) and sponsored by First National Bank and First National Wealth Management, according to a news release from the library.

S.E.A. FAIR is an opportunity for the public to meet representatives from 20 local nonprofits, and learn how they are working to foster responsible stewardship of the environment.

The fair is a free family-friendly event offering activities for adults and children like a mobile marine tank, a children’s activity area, and story time at 4 p.m. in the Children’s Garden.

Participating organizations include: University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Sea Grant; Maine Coast Fishermen’s Association; Megunticook Watershed Association; Herring Gut Coastal Science Center; Coastal Mountains Land Trust; Natural Resources Council of Maine; Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife; Wild Seed Project; Maine Farmland Trust; University of Maine 4-H Learning Center at Tanglewood and Blueberry Cove; Camden Shade Tree Volunteers; The Center for Wildlife Studies; The Chewonki Foundation; Maine Audubon; Hurricane Island Center for Science and Leadership; Rockport Conservation Commission; Watershed School Climate Action Learning Lab; Knox-Lincoln County Soil & Water District; Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, & Forestry; and the Stewardship Education Alliance.

S.E.A. works to increase community stewardship of local watersheds. The nonprofit organization furthers its mission by awarding grants to teachers in public and private schools and after-school programs in Appleton, Camden, Hope, Lincolnville and Rockport, and by hosting community events including S.E.A. FAIR, Marine Science Day and Poetry on Windows.

For more information, visit stewardshipeducationalliance.org or email [email protected].

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