Great Maine Weekend, all week everywhere

Join in the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend, now in its seventh year, with events taking place at land trusts and outdoor organizations throughout the state. The Maine Outdoor Coalition, a network of outdoor partners who organize the event, is working to bring greater awareness of the outdoors to people across Maine. To learn more, go to

Reid State Park Outing, 8:30 a.m. in Georgetown

Merrymeeting Audubon will search for grebes, loons and scoters at Reid State Park. Dress warmly and bring a lunch. Meet at the Bath CVS in the Leeman Highway Shopping Center. For more information, call 841-1951.

Snowshoe Adventure, 1 p.m. in Bangor

Join the Bangor Land Trust for a snowshoe trek across the West Penjajawoc Grasslands to the Penjajawoc Marsh. Bring snowshoes, skis, ice walkers and poles. Check the Bangor Land Trust website, Facebook page or voicemail for last-minute changes. Meet at the West Penjajawoc Grasslands Kiosk on Fox Hollow Lane. For more information, go to


Salter Brook Trout, 7 p.m. in Scarborough

Join the Sebago chapter of Trout Unlimited for their monthly meeting and learn about sea-run brook trout, or “salters.” Geoffrey Day, co-founder and executive director of the Sea Run Brook Trout Coalition, will share what he’s learned. His presentation will be followed by Trout Unlimited’s Jeff Reardon talking about Maine’s Downeast salters, and then Jacob Aman of the Wells Reserve. The chapter meets at 7 p.m. at Camp Ketcha at 336 Black Point Road. For more information, email [email protected]


Birding in Texas, 7 p.m. Feb. 23 in Brunswick

Join Merrymeeting Audubon for a program on birding along the upper Texas coast. Texas boasts barrier islands, coastal marshes, prairies, southern pine forests and nearly 500 bird species. The presentation includes a photographic journey of this area. Meet at the Curtis Memorial Library’s Morrell Room. For more information, email [email protected]

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