POSTPONED: Gambo History Walk
Sunday, April 15th at 1pm
Gambo Preserve, Gorham
Join us to learn about the amazing history of the Gambo Preserve. This program is a collaboration with Gorham Recreation. Former land trust board member Don Wescott will be leading this walk. He will share about the C & O Canal and Towpath, the Gunpowder Mill, and the Gambo Dam, all of which figured prominently in the 19th century in our region, and remains of which can still be seen along the Gambo Trail. This will be an easy one mile walk over mostly flat terrain with lots of stops to learn about the history of the region. Click here to RSVP.
World Fish Migration Day Walk
Saturday, April 21st at 10 am
Join us, Portland Trails, and Friends of the Presumpscot River to celebrate World Fish Migration Day and Earth Day with a spring walk to Presumpscot Falls led by USM Professor Theo Willis. While the fish will not migrate up the Presumpscot River until May, Theo will share the history of fish migration and dam removal at Presumpscot Falls. This will be a two hour walk over mostly flat terrain with plenty of time to view the falls. Please note that alewife are not expected to be part of this migration event, and we will still be holding our annual alewife event on Saturday, June 2nd (see below). Click here to RSVP.
Sebago to the Sea Bike to Local Food
Saturday, May 19th 1-4 pm
Sebago to the Sea Trail, Windham and Gorham
Join us on a five-mile round trip guided bicycle tour along the Sebago to the Sea Trail. The tour destination will be Orchard Ridge Farm, a family owned farm along the Sebago to the Sea Trail. The farm owners will guide us on a farm tour and provide tastings of their local foods from their market. Click here to RSVP.
Spring Run Fish Migration Walk
Saturday, June 2nd 10am
Mill Brook Preserve, Westbrook
Join us to learn about and see up-close the incredible migration of thousands of alewives up Mill Brook on their way to Highland Lake while also hiking on the beautiful Mill Brook Preserve trails. This two hour event will be led by a local alewife expert. Click here to RSVP.