August 17, 2013

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The Giving Tree

9 to 10:30 a.m. in Boothbay

The Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens and Boothbay Region Land Trust are joining together to offer a lesson on trees. Join Tracey Hall of the land trust for a walk around the gardens at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens as she investigates the complex relationship between wildlife and trees. To register call 883-6475.


Paddle Passions

5:30 p.m. in Jay

The Androscoggin Land Trust is again working with area sponsors to bring their paddle series to the river. Join the land trust at Mill Street Cafe for drinks after paddling on a Thursday night. Boats available to rent. Call to reserve, 782-2302. For more information, go to www.androscoggin


Sanford Ponds

8 a.m., Sept. 14, Sanford

Join York Audubon leader Andy Aldrich in looking for fall migrants at Sanford's ponds. These ponds are some of the most productive sites in southern Maine for viewing all types of waterfowl as well as some other birds. More than 200 bird species have been seen there. Meet at the Sanford Sewer office on Gavel Road. All welcome. No cost. Call 883-6475. For more information, go to

-- Compiled by Deirdre Fleming


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