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Programs for Adults

Our first Short Course on Harpswell’s Coastal Habitats

Harpswell Heritage Land Trust offers a variety of programs for adults.  Click on the links below for more information.

Please check our upcoming events listings frequently or sign up for our email lists to get the most up-to-date information. We hope to see you soon!

Annual Meeting: Every summer, Harpswell Heritage Land Trust organizes its Annual Meeting with an interesting speaker, delicious snacks and good company.

Birding Extravaganza:  An annual series of birding outings sponsored by Merrymeeting Audubon, Kennebec Estuary Land Trust, Harpswell Heritage Land Trust, and Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust.  Click here for a schedule for 2018.

Harpswell Day: A Celebration of Traditional Handcrafts and Subsistence Skills:  Join Harpswell Historical Society and Harpswell Heritage Land Trust for a celebration of traditional handcrafts and subsistence skills. This event happens rain or shine each fall at the Harpswell Historical Society Museum, Centennial Hall, the Old Meeting House, the one room schoolhouse and outdoors. For all ages, there will be much to see, do and learn about during this free event celebrating Harpswell’s history. Click here for 2018 details.

Harpswell Hiking Challenge:  Experience eight wonderful coastal walks in Harpswell with the challenge of completing all trails in two days!  This event is organized by the Harpswell Recreation Department the weekend of National Trails Day each year (usually the first weekend on June), but there is no reason you can’t take our challenge any time of the year!  Click here for information about the 2018 Harpswell Hiking Challenge.

Making a Difference with Native Plants:  Did you know that including native plants in your yard can help support the diversity of wildlife we enjoy in Harpswell? Planting natives is a simple way to be a part of the solution to support animals like native bees, Monarch butterflies and many kinds of birds. We encourage you to learn more about how and why to include native plants in your landscape. We offer a free event and native plant sale. Click here for 2019 details.

Short Courses about Harpswell’s Nature and History:  Short courses provide in-depth learning opportunities for adults.

Sunset Cruise:  Join us on the water to take in Harpswell’s breathtaking shoreline.  Click here for information about our Sunset Cruise in 2019.

Our first Harpswell Day: A Celebration of Traditional Handcrafts and Subsistence Skills