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).
Saturday April 23, 2016 1- 3 pm Trail Work Opportunity
Share you newly gained birding skills from this morning with the trail crew in the afternoon, while clearing the trails, brushing out section of trails, removing invasives (we do try!). Call to confirm 207-394-2171. Meet at the Parker Reed shelter, accessible through Gate 1.
Saturday April 30, 2016 10 am – 3 pm
Spring Spruce Up – Trail Day
Bring a friend, loppers or a handsaw and pitch in clearing trails. We have quite a bit of blow-downs along along the Pond and Vernal Pool Trail. Yes, the the invasives are up again, also UMaine Freshman students did a great job removing many. Meet at the Parker Reed shelter.
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