Explore the Kennebec Estuary this summer…get out, get dirty, and get curious!
Ready to register? Questions? Contact Becky Kolak at 442-8400.
Botany Walk with Willow Schwartz
When: Wednesday, July 10 @10am to 12pm
Where: Bonyun Preserve on Westport Island
Join a landscape gardener and native plant connoisseur on a walk through Bonyun Preserve on Westport Island. Enjoy the lovely coastal views and learn more about Maine’s native (and some non-native) plants. Meet at the preserve kiosk. Wear hiking shoes, long pants, and bug dope. Bring a small note pad and pencil for notes and a camera!
Geocaching along the Whiskeag Trail
When: Saturday, July 20 @9:30am to 11:30am
Where: Whiskeag Trail at the Bath YMCA
Brush up your skills or learn this delightful activity! Fun for the whole family, search the Whiskeag Trail for creative caches hidden by a local expert geocacher, Joan Janowski. Meet at the trail kiosk in the Bath YMCA parking lot. Wear comfortable hiking shoes and clothing. Bring a GPS handheld unit (not a unit used exclusively for navigation in an automobile). There will be a very limited supply of GPS units to borrow- please indicate at registration if you need to borrow a unit.
Nature and Marine Sketching with David Wheeler
When: Saturday, August 10 @10am to 12pm
Where: Thorne Head Preserve in Bath
Art and nature go hand in hand! David, a practitioner of illustration-based marine education, will lead participants to observe and measure the forms and structures of species and biospheres. Intriguing! Adults and families with children over 6 years old welcome. Meet at the trail kiosk.
Clam Digging with Jon Hentz
When: Tuesday, August 13 @9:30am to 12pm
Where: Reid State Park in Georgetown
A favorite summer exploration, come traverse the softshell clam flats of Reid State Park with Georgetown’s Shellfish Warden and dig a clam or a dozen. This event is great for kids!
All season: Summertime Hikes at KELT preserves