Outings are free and open to all.
For more information or if weather is questionable, call (207) 338-1147. Call with outing suggestions too!
Sat., May 27, 10-12
Birdsong and Wildflowers of Ragged Mountain
Meet at the Georges River Trail crossing on Rt. 17 near Mirror Lake in Rockport. Bring water, lunch, protection from rain and ticks. Led by Cloe Chunn and Roger Rittmaster.
Fri., June 23, 1-4 pm
Sedge Walk with Matt Arsenault
Bessey Tract of Meadow Brook Preserve, Swanville
Meet at the Swanville Transfer Station on Rt. 141 (Swan Lake Ave.). Bring water, snack, hand lens, tick protection. Co-sponsored with Coastal Mountains Land Trust.
Fri., June 2, 9 am - 1:30 pm
Join us as we celebrate the Grand Opening of the Hills-to-Sea Trail at the Waldo County Technical Center, 1022 Waterville Rd. (Rt. 137), Waldo.
Winner of the 2017 Community Partnership award by American Trails, the Trail was entirely created by volunteers from the Waldo County Trails Coalition (BBWC and the Georges River Land Trust, Regional School Unit 3, Maine Farmland Trust, MOFGA, Midcoast Conservancy, Sebasticook Regional Land Trust, Unity College and Unity Barn Raisers).
9:00am Trail hikes led by Outdoor Leadership class members--with a 4 and 2 miles option.
10:30am Early hike returners and new arrivals can get a tour of the short access trail and bog bridges built by the Outdoor Leadership class
12:00-12:30pm Cook-out behind the Tech Center; outdoor demonstrations/displays, speakers, and social time
12:30-1:30pm Indoor & outdoor activities/demonstrations/displays
Participating classes include:
AUTO BODY: Composites/boat building
BUILDING CONSTRUCTION TRADES: Gazebo & shed display
COMPUTER CAREERS: Tinkercad & 3-D printing (fishing lures)
EARLY CHILDHOOD: Boat building activity/Ames School grades 3-5
OUTDOOR LEADERSHIP: Paddling demo on the pond
SMALL ENGINE: Chainsaw demo
STRIVE: Picnic table display
WELDING: Welded grill display & s'mores station
1:30pm Celebration ends; Ames School & WCTC buses depart as scheduled
Catered by WCTC Culinary Arts program; promotional materials developed by WCTC Graphic Design program.
Co-sponsored by the Waldo County Tech Center, Waldo County Trails Coalition, Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition, Pen Bay Medical Center, and Waldo County General Hospital.
Contact for more info: Nicole Caruso, Outdoor Leadership, email@example.com .
Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition, P.O. Box 152, Belfast, ME 04915