Spring Wildflowers of Maine

Date: Wednesday, 26 April 2017
Time: 06:30 PM

Naturalist Lynn Havsall will present Spring Wildflowers of Maine on Wednesday, April 26, 6:30 pm at Jewett School Community Center, 66 Bridge St, Bucksport. Learn to recognize our early wildflowers and discover interesting facts and folklore about these colorful blossoms as we explore where to find them. Discover amazing feats of pollination ecology including thieving bees and deceitful blossoms. This will be an indoor presentation in anticipation of an upcoming outdoor wildflower walk in the Wildlands. 469-6929 or

Woodcock Watch

Date: Saturday, 29 April 2017
Time: 07:30 PM

Visit the Great Pond Mountain Wildlands in Orland on a spring evening to hear and see American woodcock do their spring mating display. Night creatures will be venturing out, peepers and wood frogs will be singing, and we might even hear an early whippoorwill or nighthawk calling. There will be a group for those less-abled who would like to sit and watch (byo lawn chair, and we’ll have some, too), and a group for those who would like a moderate hike. Dress warmly and wear sturdy shoes. No dogs, please. Meet at South Gate on Rte. 1 (just south of Rte. 176) at 7:30 pm. For more info, call Cheri at 469-6929 or Rain date April 30. Check back here or on Facebook for weather cancellations.

Gear Parent Network Family Fun Day

Date: Sunday, 21 May 2017
Time: 02:00 PM

mJoin the GEAR Parent Network in the Wildlands, Sunday, May 21 from 2-4 pm for a short guided hike, learn about letterboxing, check out a wild play area, have a snack and plant some seeds! Meet at the South Gate on Rte. 1 and dress for being outdoors! GEAR is a parent-to-parent network for parents of children with behavioral and mental health needs. Rain or shine. For more info, Cynthia Cullinane, 800-264-9224 or