Explore the Shore Series

Join KELT to explore the shorelines that are quintessentially Maine! Adults and children alike will enjoy the scenery, sandy flats, and rocky outcrops, as well as hunting for tidal creatures. 

Where: Reid State Park in Georgetown — Participants are responsible to pay the state park entrance fee.

Clam Digging at Todds Point

When: Wednesday, July 19 at 1:00pm – 2:30pm

No clam digging license is needed to dig a peck of clams in the state park. Joining KELT will be Jon Hentz, the shellfish warden for several towns in the Kennebec Estuary region for over a decade. He will share clam digging techniques as well as information about the local clam harvesting industry. Participants will discover the importance of clean water to the clams and the harvesters that dig them.

 

Tide Pools & Green Crabs at Griffith’s Head

When: Wednesday, August 16 at 11:00am – 1:oopm

Join KELT staff members and Maine Master Naturalist Volunteers, Becky Kolak and Ruth Indrick, to discover the fascinating world of the intertidal zone. Meet the many critters that make their home among the rocks and seaweed. Learn about the invasive European green crab and how it is impacting this tidal habitat and the animals that live there.

 

Free! Great for all ages!  These are rain or shine events. Wear clothing and footwear that can get wet and/or muddy.

Registration is strongly encouraged by filling out the Google Form below or calling 207-442-8400.

Questions? Ask Becky at bkolak@kennebecestuary.org or 207-442-8400. Reid State Park is located at 375 Seguinland Road in Georgetown (click here for a Google Map).

These events are generously sponsored by