Outings are free and open to all.
For more information or if weather is questionable, call (207) 338-1147. Call with outing suggestions too!
All walks start at 7:00 am. No pets please. Wear Tick protective clothing.
Saturday, May 12- Sears Island
Sunday, May 13- Paddle and bird Upper Mason Pond, Swan Lake Ave., Belfast Monday, May 14- Head of Tide Preserve, Doak Road, Belfast
Tuesday, May 15- Thanhauser-Chunn Farm, 210 Oak Hill Road, Swanville
Wednesday, May 16- Ducktrap River, Lincolnville Thursday, May 17- In-Town Nature Trail. Meet at the Muck in Belfast.
Friday, May 18- Rocky Knoll Tract of Meadow Brook Preserve, Oak Hill Road, Swanville
Saturday, May 19- Hauk-Fry Tract of Meadow Brook Preserve, Oak Hill Road, Swanville
Monday, May 14, 7:30 pm- Woodcock Party at Thanhauser-Chunn farm, 210 Oak Hill Road, Swanville. Dress for cold evening. Rain Date Tues. May 15- 7:30 pm rain date for Woodcock Party also at the farm.
Mike Shannon will regale us with amazing facts and lore about woodcock over refreshments while we wait for the setting sunlight to be just right. Then we will walk out into a hayfield to watch the males do their courtship dance and flight, giving their best performance to impress females who watch from around the field edges. Dress warmly for a chilly evening.
Saturday, June 9, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm Paddle from the Belfast Boathouse to Moose Point. Paddle back after picnic lunch and short hike. 6 miles roundtrip paddling. Meet at the Boathouse at 10:00 am. We’ll return to Boathouse by 3:30 pm. Trip depends on fair weather.
Saturday, June 23, 10:00-12:00, Learn your Grasses on a Field trip with Matt Arsenault, co-author of Grasses of Maine, at the Thanhauser - Chunn farm, 210 Oak Hill Road, Swanville.
Friday, July 13, 10:00-12:00 Learn your Ferns on a Walk with Hildy Ellis from at the Stover Preserve, CMLT, 84 Doak Road, Belfast.