WISCASSET — Chewonki and Wiscasset High School are participating in this weekend’s Great Maine Outdoor Weekend.

The nature walk will be held Friday from 3 to 5 p.m. at Eaton Farm.

The public can spend an hour or two with Chewonki staff and WHS students as they walk the trails adjacent to Chewonki Neck. Maine Yankee Atomic Power Co. finalized its donation of 200-acre Eaton Farm to Chewonki in 2005 as part of a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission settlement agreement. Chewonki agreed to create a nature preserve and maintain public access. The Back River Trail at Eaton Farm got under way in 2005, with 4.5 miles of trail opened to the public in 2006. A kiosk and visitor parking area are available. When completed, the trail will comprise the longest coastal hiking trail outside of Acadia National Park.

For information, visit www.chewonki.org/about/na ture_ trails.asp or call 882- 7323, extension 116.



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