Friday, April 18, 2014
7 p.m., Westbrook
Three Rivers Lodge managing partner Robin Reeve shares his experiences in North America's premier brook trout fishery at Sebago Trout Unlimited's February meeting. Join the chapter members at American Legion Post 62 on 17 Dunn St. To learn more, email email@example.com.
11 a.m., Appleton
Join the land trusts along the Georges River for a guided hike of the Whitney Bog and Pettengill Marsh from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is free but requires pre-registration, as parking is limited. Snowshoes are advised, depending upon the conditions. Participants should bring water and snacks. The marsh complex is unique for the region and hosts classic examples of unpatterned fen, spruce-larch wooded bog and Atlantic white cedar bog. It is a perfect site to see inland wading bird and waterfowl, as well as rare plants and animals. To register, call 785-2040.
Full Moon Outing
Feb. 25 at 6 p.m., Biddeford
Join the Eastern Trail Alliance for a full-moon ski, snowshoe or walk along the Eastern Trail. Meet at the ET entrance at the rear of the Southern Maine Medical Center parking lot in Biddeford. Bring snowshoes or Nordic skis. The group will head toward Arundel under the full moon without artificial illumination in hopes of observing nocturnal creatures. The hike will last about an hour and a half. To learn more, call 283-4487 or email the leader at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Woodchucks of Gilsland Farm
Feb. 27 at 7 p.m., Falmouth
Maine Audubon is hosting a free talk on woodchucks by Dr. Chris Maher that will amaze as well as inform you. Her talk will summarize what she's learned about social organization in the population of woodchucks at Gilsland Farm, including the effects of kinship and personality on the behavior of these animals. Maine Audubon is located at 20 Gilsland Farm Road. All welcome. Call 781-2330 ext. 237.
-- Compiled by Deirdre Fleming