September 1, 2013

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Salt Marsh Exploration

10 a.m., Boothbay Harbor

The Boothbay Region Land Trust is exploring the Ovens Mouth East Preserve salt marsh this week. Learn about plants and animals that call this harsh environment home, and the adaptations that allow them to do so. To register, write to or call 633-4818.

New Hayfields Project

10 a.m., South Thomaston

The Georges River Land Trust invites the public to visit the newest addition to the Riverview Hayfields Preserve in South Thomaston on a short walk limited to 30 people. Call the Land Trust to reserve a spot, at 594-5166. To learn more about the Georges River Land Trust, go to


Striper Hunt

through Sept. 15, Casco Bay

The Casco Bay Anglers Club and Coastal Conservation Association-Maine are co-hosting the state's largest striped bass fishing tournament. All proceeds from this monthlong catch-and-release tourney will benefit the Coastal Conservation Association of Maine. The tournament includes a fly fishing division, spin division and youth division. To register their catch and post a photo, participants must visit www.mainestriper For more information, call 553-1712.

Bangor's Beavers

5 p.m. Sept. 21, Bangor

The Bangor Land Trust is hosting a presentation on beavers. Explore beaver habitat and learn how these animals live. Come to Walden Parke to see beavers on Walden Parke Way off outer Essex Street. Call 942-1010.

-- Compiled by Deirdre Fleming


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