March Jr. Naturalists After-School Program (Week 5)Coastal Rivers' Salt Bay Farm 110 Belvedere Road, Damariscotta, ME
Come after school for a week or two, or all month long! We’ll explore Salt Bay Farm, practice using a map and compass, play games, tap maple trees, discover things to eat in the wild, and work on fun art projects.
Partner Event: Mid-Coast Audubon field trip to Salt Bay FarmCoastal Rivers' Salt Bay Farm 110 Belvedere Road, Damariscotta, ME
Join Mid-Coast Audubon to seek early migrants at Coastal Rivers Salt Bay Farm in Damariscotta. Walk the meadow looking for Savannah Sparrows and Bobolinks, scan the pond for ducks and geese, investigate the forest edges for early migrating warblers and songbirds, and scan Great Salt Bay for gulls, ducks, Osprey and Belted Kingfishers. To start the day, Meet at 8:00 AM at the Coastal Rivers Salt Bay Farm parking lot at 110 Belvedere Road. Click on the program title to learn more.
Spring Saunters: Tracy ShoreTracy Shore 1875 State Route 129, South Bristol, ME
Spring is a time for renewal and change in the natural world. Join Coastal Rivers naturalist Sarah Gladu for a spring walk at Tracy Shore in South Bristol. During this “Spring Saunters” series of guided hikes, we'll observe bud burst changes from month to month and watch as our songbirds return from far-flung places. Tracy Shore features a lovely vernal pool and shoreline for exploring.
Spring Saunters: Salt Bay FarmCoastal Rivers' Salt Bay Farm 110 Belvedere Road, Damariscotta, ME
Spring is a time for renewal and change in the natural world. Join Coastal Rivers naturalist Sarah Gladu for a spring walk at Salt Bay Farm in Damariscotta. During this “Spring Saunters” series of guided hikes, we'll observe bud burst changes from month to month and watch as our songbirds return from far-flung places. Salt Bay Farm is a wonderful location to spot many species of birds, from songbirds to waterfowl to raptors.
Partner Event: Top Working Fruit TreesCoastal Rivers Round Top Farm 3 Round Top Ln, Damariscotta, ME
Offered by Maine Organic Growers and Farmers (MOFGA). Learn to topwork (graft) new disease-resistant, cider, dessert or heritage varieties onto your existing trees! Top working is the type of grafting that is done when you have an established tree and you’d like it to produce a different variety of fruit. This is an incredible way to expand the type of fruit you grow and improve the quality of your orchard (or backyard fruit trees) over time. Learn about how to top work scions (sticks of 1-year old wood of your new variety) onto your existing trees. We’ll talk about the tools and supplies you’ll need and delve into the most effective ways to top work fruit trees. Click on program title for more info and link to register.
Partner Event: Pemaquid Beach TriathlonPemaquid Beach 27 Pemaquid Beach Park, Bristol, Maine
Sign up for Maine's most beautiful Triathlon at Pemaquid Beach in Bristol on August 27! Compete as an individual or as a team of up to three people: Swim 400 yards, bike 17 miles, run 3 miles. Much of the race route hugs the coastline of the iconic Pemaquid peninsula. Sign-up early, as the first 40 registrants get a free t-shirt!