Events

 

fish-at-falls-on-mill-brook-2016SPRING RUN: FISH MIGRATION WALK 1
Saturday May 27th @10am
Mill Brook Preserve, Westbrook

Join us to learn about and see alewives migrating up the Mill Brook in their annual journey from the ocean to Highland Lake. This two hour event will be led by a local alewife expert. The event is free, but space is limited, RSVP is required.


SPRING RUN: FISH MIGRATION WALK 2
Saturday June 3rd @10am
Mill Brook Preserve, Westbrook

Join us to learn about and see alewives migrating up the Mill Brook in their annual journey from the ocean to Highland Lake. This two hour event will be led by alewife experts Dr. Karen Wilson and Dr. Theo Willis from the University of Southern Maine Environmental Science and Policy Department. The event is free, but space is limited, RSVP is required.


Photo taken by Gary Conover

Mushroom Discovery Walk
Saturday July 15th @10am
Black Brook Preserve, Windham

Join us to explore the diversity of mushrooms in the Presumpscot region. Learn about the different types of mushroom, how local and seasonal conditions determine species, and which common mushrooms are edible. This two hour walk will be led by Alan Seamans of the Maine
Mycological Association.The event is free, but space is limited, RSVP is required.


Photo thanks to CCGIS

Paddling the Presumpscot River
Saturday August 5th @10am
Hawkes Preserve, Gorham

Jump in a canoe or kayak to explore the nature and history of the Hawkes Preserve. This two hour event will be led by geographer and hydrologist Maggie Burns who works for FB Environmental. The event is free, you need to bring your own boat, and space is limited, RSVP is required.