July-August Weekly Discovery Walks at Brave Boat Headwaters Preserve

Host: Kittery Land Trust

When: Wednesdays at 1pm

Enjoy a walk in the woods and learn the story of Brave Boat Headwaters Preserve. Join Executive Director Christine Bennett as she shares the story and vision of this land KLT is working to permanently protect. For more information visit www.kitterylandtrust.org.

 

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: Kittery Adventure level: Moderate
 
Mt. A's 2015 Volunteer Work Days

Mt. A Volunteers

Host: Mt. Agamenticus Conservation Region

When: Saturday, July 21st, 9:00am-1:00pm

Host: Mt. Agamenticus Conservation Region

When: Sat, June 6th (National Trails Day)

Sat, June 27th

Sat, July 25th

Sat, Aug 15th

Sun, Sept 20th

Sun, Oct 18th

Time: 9:00am-1:00pm


Come join the Conservation Trail Crew and other volunteers to help the landowners maintain water quality, wildlife, and sustainable trails!  We will work on a project to protect forest and wetland habitat near Mount Agamenticus. We might build a bridge or reroute a trail around a wetland. Plan to dig in the dirt, cut branches and roots, move rocks and drive nails!    Volunteers of all ages and skill levels are needed and very much welcomed! 
To sign up please call the Conservation Coordinator at 207-361-1102 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

What: Outdoor Work Day
Where: Cape Neddick Adventure level: Moderate
 
June-September 2015 - CFW's Tuesday Summer Afternoon Tour Series!

Host: Center for Wildlife

When: Every Tuesday from June-September, 2-3 pm

Meet CFW educators and ambassadors under our outdoor educational pavilion and learn about the CFW’s history and mission, local wildlife, and what to look out for this season. Following the presentation, join us for a tour of our raptor enclosure and the chance to observe a baby bird feeding! Please visit www.yorkcenterforwildlife.org/news.htm fmi!

What: Tour
Where: Cape Neddick
Adventure level: Easy
 
Jul. 31, 2015 - Family Friday Series: Mammals of Maine!

Host: Center for Wildlife

When: Friday, July 31st from 6-7 pm

Many mammals are raising their young and some young are beginning to explore their independence. Learn which species you might spot in your backyard, what they're up to this season, and what you can do to help! For more information and to register, please visit http://www.yorkcenterforwildlife.org/news.htm. We hope to see you there!
What: Outdoor Program
Where: Cape Neddick
Adventure level: Easy
 
Aug. 8, 2015 - Summer Stroll & Tree ID

Host: Mt. Agamenticus

When: Saturday, August 8th, 10:00am-Noon

Learn the common names of popular tree species on a gentle stroll following the new Big A and Ring Trails. We will take a second look at leaf evidence, bark, buds, seeds, and more to assist in identification. To reserve a spot, call our office at 207-361-1102 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: Mt. Agamenticus Adventure level: Easy Hike
 
August 15, 2015 Hilton-Winn Preserve Volunteer Work Day

Host: York Land Trust

When: Saturday, August 15, 2015, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Come join the Stewardship Committee and other volunteers and help repair the boardwalk, clear a new trail, repaint trail markers and pick up roadside trash at the Hilton-Winn Preserve. Volunteers of all ages and skills are needed and very much welcomed!! Learn about the rich history of this land while helping to maintain the trails and landscape. Bring water, sturdy boots, loppers and work gloves. Meet at the Hilton-Winn Preserve parking area off Ogunquit Road. To sign up, please contact Joe Anderson at 207-363-7400 x3 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Visit our website.

 

What: Outdoor Work Day
Where: York Adventure level: Moderate
 
September 26, 2015 - Autumn's Call: FLY SOUTH or STAY HOME?

Hosts: York Land Trust

When: Saturday, September 26, NEW TIME! 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Great Maine Outdoor Weekend!

Autumn's Call. This is a family-friendly program where kids will learn about bird migrations and how to recognize common birds. Join York County Audubon members Bill and Monica Grabin and hike along the new Riverview Trail on Smelt Brook Preserve. Get up close to the York River and hundreds of acres of saltmarsh with excellent birding views. Meet at Highland Farm Preserve parking area. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars. Advance registration is necessary. This event is free to YLT members and non-members are asked to consider a $5 donation per person/$10 per group. Limited to 25 participants. To register, click here. Visit York Land Trust's website.

 

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: York Adventure level: Easy
 
Sept. 25-27, 2015 - Great Maine Outdoor Weekend

Host: Mt. Agamenticus and all Maine outdoors areas!

When: Friday, September 25th - Sunday, September 27th

Celebrate being active outside in Maine by connecting friends and neighbors with the natural world, promoting fun, physical activity, & good health! For more information: greatmaineoutdoorweekend.org

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: Outside! (esp. Mt. Agamenticus Adventure level: What you want!
 
Sept. 27, 2015 - Eyes Like a Hawk

Host: Mt. Agamenticus and York Center For Wildlife

When: Sunday, September 27th, 10:00am-12:00pm

Best bring your binocs for this one! Meet live raptors of the Center for Wildlife and learn about the annual migration. Mt. A flyway viewing follows. Suggested Donation: $7

Visit:www.yorkcenterforwildlife.org for more information.

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: Mt. Agamenticus Adventure level: Easy - No Hike
 
Oct. 24, 2015 - Halloween in Nature

Host: Mt. Agamenticus and York Center for Wildlife

When: Saturday, October 24th, 5:30-7:30pm

Ever wonder what those bumps, howls, hoots and screeches in the night really are? Come find out with our friends from the Center for Wildlife! We will meet at the Learning Lodge for a program with live animal ambassadors, then grab your flashlight and join us on a twilight hike, calling for owls and listening for other animals that go bump in the night! Program is open to all ages! Suggested Donation: $7

Visit: www.yorkcenterforwildlife.org for more information.

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: Mt. Agamenticus Adventure level: Easy to Moderate Hike
 
Nov. 1, 2015 - Mount A Three Hill Hike

Host: Mount Agamenticus

When: Sunday, November 1st, 9am-3pm

Explore the Three Hills of Mt. Agamenticus and the vast trail network with Great Works Regional Land Trust and Mt. A guides. Repaint pictures of the past as we walk along old logging roads, ski trails and alongside stonewalls, foundations and rock piles. Suggested donation: $5 for non members. To register call GWRLT at 207-646-3604 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . For more information, visit gwrlt.org

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: Mt. Agamenticus Adventure level: Moderate to Difficult Hike
 
Nov. 25, 2015 - Beaver Moon Adventure

Host: Mount Agamenticus & York Center for Wildlife

When: Wednesday, November 25th, 5:30-8:00pm

Join the Center for Wildlife & Mount A staff for an adventure guided by the light of the full beaver moon. Learn how busy beavers prepare for winter, their important role in the ecosystem, and other wildlife night-time antics. Recommended for ages 10+. Suggested Donation: $7

Visit: www.yorkcenterforwildlife.org for more information.

What: Outdoor Adventure
Where: Mt. Agamenticus Adventure level: Moderate Hike
 

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