Friday, December 13, 2013
Pemaquid Paddlers / 9 a.m. in Damariscotta
This week's paddle is at Biscay Pond. Put-in is at Biscay Beach off Biscay Road. Take Biscay Road at the Damariscotta traffic light by McDonald's and look for the beach on the right. Participants must provide their own canoe or kayak and wear a life jacket. Call 677-6380.
Ecology and Conservation / 7:30 p.m. in Lovell
The Greater Lovell Land Trust will have an evening presentation on fisheries ecology. A presentation by Dr. Stephen Coghlan of the University of Maine will look at fish ecology. Coghlan's research interests focus on the interactions between smallmouth bass, Atlantic and landlocked salmon, and brook trout; the effects of dam removal on fish communities; and the role of forests in supporting stream habitat for coldwater fish. Join the discussion at the Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library on Maine Street in Lovell. To learn more, call 925-1056.
Wardens on TV / 1 to 3 p.m. in Gray
The Maine Warden Service's celebrity wardens on the new Animal Planet TV show "North Woods Law" will be at the Maine Wildlife Park to answer questions about their jobs. Park visitors will have the chance to meet several of the game wardens on the show and their K9 associates. Animal Planet is filming its second season of North Woods Law. To learn more, go to www.mainewildlifepark.com or call 557-0118.
Fly Rod Crosby Celebration //10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Phillips
High Peaks Alliance is celebrating the new Fly Rod Crosby Trail and the completion of the first 20 miles. The trail is based on the life of Maine's first registered guide: Cornelia "Fly Rod" Crosby. A "History Walk" around downtown Phillips will leave the Old Gym on Depot Street at 10 a.m., followed by more walks and a cookout at the Phillips Area Community Center from noon to 1 p.m. Call 578-0306 or go to www.highpeaksalliance.org.
-- Compiled by Deirdre Fleming