Events & Programs
- Hamilton Sanctuary Family Birding/Nature Program (2nd session)
This program is geared for grades 3–6 beginning birders with their parents. Participants will have the opportunity to observe nature including resident summer birds and to have the birds light upon a feeding tray held by their gloved hands.
Pre-registration is required and limited to 8 children and their parents per session. (Two sessions are being offered July 7th and 28th.)
Meet at Hamilton Sanctuary parking area at 7:30 a.m. Directions: Take the New Meadows exit off US Route 1 in West Bath. Turn left onto New Meadows Road and go straight ahead at the stop sign. Here New Meadows Road turns into Foster Point Road. Follow it three miles to the sanctuary sign and parking area on the right.
FMI and to register, contact Glenn Evans or Marianne Warner at 443-9652 or e-mail email@example.com.
- Field Trip: Curtis Farm Preserve Harpswell
At this Harpswell Heritage Land Trust preserve we will be looking for returning shorebirds on the mudflats of Basin and Curtis coves. Bring a spotting scope, if you have one. We also expect to observe resident land birds on the easy trails (about 2.5 miles total), including a visit to the amazing “Pebble”. No restroom facilities available.
Meet at the Brunswick Hannaford at 6:30 a.m., or at the Curtis Cove Preserve upper parking lot off Harpswell Neck Rd. (Rte. 123) at 7:00 a.m. FMI Gordon Smith at 725-0282.
- Field Trip: Wharton Point, Brunswick
At this well-known eBird Hotspot, we will be scanning the mudflats on the incoming tide for returning shorebirds. Bring a spotting scope, if you have one. Depending on conditions, we might make a trek into the salt marsh (boots required) for closer looks at some of the shore and marsh birds. No restroom facilities available.
Meet at the Wharton Point parking area at the southern end of Maquoit Road at 7:30 a.m. FMI Gordon Smith at 725-0282.