BATH – The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust and Beth Israel Congregation will hold a Tree Appreciation Walk at Thorne Head Preserve in recognition of the “New Year of the Trees,” a Jewish ecological holiday named Tu Bishvat celebrating the importance of trees and environmental stewardship. On Sunday, Jan. 20. This family-friendly walk starts at 1 p.m. and is expected to run about an hour and a half. If conditions are icy, participants might be asked to bring traction spikes, ice cleats, or similar.

Cheri Brunault will lead participants through the forest, stopping to admire and learn about the different species and ages of trees on the property.

Register for this walk with at 207-442-8400 or kennebecestuary.org. Space is limited. Suggested donation of $5. In case of severe weather, the walk will be rescheduled and registrants will be notified.

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