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Island Tour Series: Birch Island
Saturday, July 15
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Helen and Walter Norton Preserve
Leaving from Mitchell Field
1410 Harpswell Neck Road

In collaboration with Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT), we will be visiting the recently opened trail on the Helen and Walter Norton Preserve on Birch Island. HHLT opened the preserve in 2016 and a trail was constructed last summer. Participants are welcome to hike the new trail, explore the island’s rocky shoreline, or even take… Read more

Nature Journaling with Nat Wheelwright
Wednesday, July 12
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Harpswell Heritage Land Trust
153 Harpswell Neck Road

Keeping a nature journal is one of the best and easiest ways to teach yourself about the animals and plants around you and to feel the rhythm of nature as the seasons change and the years go by. This three-week course will explore different approaches to nature journaling. Whether you are an experienced naturalist excited… Read more

Be a Citizen Scientist with Project ASCO
Monday, July 24
8:15 am – 11:45 am
Mitchell Field
1410 Harpswell Neck Road

Come learn about Maine’s rocky intertidal zone and participate in collecting data on rockweed, a foundational seaweed along the Maine coast! The research team at  Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park has an ongoing citizen science initiative, Project ASCO, designed to get interested participants into the intertidal along the entire Maine Coast to gather important data… Read more