Calendar of Events
27th ANNUAL MEETING: March 29th at 6:30 pm
Location: Keith Anderson Community House
Open to the public
This year we welcome Linda Welch as our keynote speaker:
Wildlife Biologist at Maine Coastal Islands NWR
Seabird Restoration Efforts:
New Approaches to Monitoring Breeding and Foraging Behavior
Linda has been working in the Milbridge office of Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Reguge since 1998. Prior to that she was the biologist for endangered species for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Old Town. She received her MS from University of Maine in 1994 studying the contaminant burdens in bald eagles.
No RSVP required.
See the most recent newsletter for more details.
Spring Trail Day: Saturday April 6, 2013, 9 A.M. to Noon
VOLUNTEERS, please join leaders and help spruce up our trails. Choose from the following places; it might be a site familiar to you or a chance to visit a new one.
- Project 1: Veazie Buck Hill
Meeting Place: Buck Hill parking area.
Project: Cut branches and blow down. Repaint blazes.
Tools to bring: Wear good footwear and gloves; bring loppers and/or bow saw.
Project Leader: Kent Tableman and/or Daid Wardrop, email@example.com or David@GoldenForestry.com
- Project 2: Old Town Wicket Preserve
Meeting Place: Meet at entrance to Sewall Park at Perch Pond (f/k/a Mud Pond); will proceed from here to the Wickett property.
Project: Clean up some junk/trash; brush out the east boundary line.
Tools to bring: Wear rubber boots and gloves; bring loppers and/or handsaw.
Leader: Jerry Longcore, jnjlongcore@Myfairpoint.net
- Project 3: Orono: Piney Knoll Conservation Area:
Meeting Place: Northern end of Penobscot Street in Orono
Tools to bring: Work gloves, loppers and hand saw (if you have, but not needed by all) appropriate work clothing, eye protection glasses recommended.
Project: Clean the site of brush that has already been cut and drag it to a less visible location.
Objective of the Project: Our plan is to open up a view point overlooking the Penobscot River near the foundation of an 1830s dwelling. Our long-term plan is to make this area eventually handicapped accessible.
Leader: Mike Opitz 866-3329, firstname.lastname@example.org