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What Grows in Harpswell, Summer 2019

Join Harpswell Heritage Land Trust (HHLT) for a series on the plants (trees, shrubs, wildflowers) and other non-animal organisms (lichens, fungi, etc.) that share our town with us. Knowledgeable and enthusiastic presenters will lead each two-hour program, which will take place on HHLT and Town of Harpswell trails. The free series runs once a month from June through October. You can pick and choose which topics to attend. Groups are limited to 20 and advance registration is requested.

Wildflowers with Priscilla Seimer

Saturday, June 29 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Location TBD.

Advance registration is requested. Click here to register.

Priscilla has always had an interest in plants, their stories and ecology. She is a Maine Master Naturalist and volunteer.

Lichens with Jeff Pengel

Saturday, July 20 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Location TBD.

Advance registration is requested. Click here to register.

Jeff Pengel trained as a botanist and geologist and taught earth science and biology. He is a Maine Master Naturalist Instructor and volunteer naturalist with several organizations.

Fungi with Alan Seamans

Saturday, August 17 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Location TBD.

Advance registration is requested. Click here to register.

Come learn about the wide diversity of mushrooms in the Harpswell region, the ecological role that fungi play, and how to identify some common Maine mushrooms on this walk led by Maine Master Naturalist Alan Seamans.

Alan Seamans is a lifelong nature and science enthusiast, and a Maine Master Naturalist and volunteer . He is fascinated by all things fungi.

Ferns with Jeff Pengel

Saturday, September 14 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Location TBD.

Advance registration is requested. Click here to register.

Jeff Pengel trained as a botanist and geologist and taught earth science and biology. He is a Maine Master Naturalist Instructor and volunteer naturalist with several organizations.