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
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
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
To preserve and protect Harpswell’s natural resources, cultural heritage, and access to the outdoors now and forever through conservation, stewardship, and education.