Category Archives: Upcoming Programs
2016 CALENDAR April-June 2016
Directions for Programs at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge (HWR) :
Gate 1: From the South – Take the I-95 N to ME-43 exit 197 to Old Town/Hudson. Turn left onto Rt. 43 (Hudson Rd). Go west 4.75 mi and look for the large red sign on your right. Take Gate 1 off Rt. 43 and follow the dirt road for ~1/2 mile to the Pine Tree parking area. The Parker Reed shelter is 100 m further on the left.
Gate 3: Directions: From the South – Take the I-95 N to ME-43 exit 197 to Old Town/Hudson. Turn left onto Rt. 43 (Hudson Rd). Go west 4.9 mi and take Gate 3 (35 Hudson Road in Alton) off Rt. 43 (right side, just before the bridge).
Intro To Kayaking: Orono area
Introduction to Kayaking (4 sessions series)
Tuesday and Thursday evenings 5:00-7:00pm
5/17, 5/19, 5/24, 5/26
INSTRUCTOR: Karen Francoeur, Master Maine Sea Kayak/Recreation Guide and ACA Instructor
1. Hirundo Wildlife Sanctuary, Pushaw Stream 5/17/16
2. Old Town Highschool (pool session) 5/19/16
3. Pushaw Lake, 5/24/16
4. Stillwater River, Orono 5/26/16
Detailed information & registration
Full Moon Paddle – Friday May 20 at 6:30 pm
Birding by Canoe & Breakfast – Saturday May 21, 2016 from 7 am – 11:30 am
Old Town / Alton– Share breakfast casseroles, coffee & your questions with Rad Mayfield and then set out in 28-foot canoes along Pushaw Stream in search of migratory birds. Limited seating available. Registration requested by May 20, please call 394-2171. Price: Members: $5 Non-members $10. Meet at the Parker Reed shelter, accessible through Gate 1.
- Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge
- Date: May 21, 2016
- Time: 7 am – 11 am
- Registration deadline: May 20, 2016