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Upcoming Programs & Calendar

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Directions for Programs at the Refuge:

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).

 Program Descriptions

Full Moon Paddle at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge –                                                     August 28 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Experience the sound and shadows of the evening, and watch the moon light sparkle on Pushaw Stream. Canoes & equipment provided or BYO. Meet at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, Gate 3 in the parking lot (35 Hudson Rd., Alton). Reservations requested by August 27, call 207-394-2171. Rain date Saturday, 8.29.15. Bring a flashlight, water and a snack. Suggested donations $5, school-aged children are free.

Sunday afternoon paddles – at 1 pm                                                                                                                          September 6 / 13 / 20 / 27, 2015                                                                                     October 11 / 18 / 25, 2015                                

Explore the waters of Pushaw and Dead Streams during this afternoon paddle. Canoes and equipment provided or bring you own. Reservation and cancellation requested by preceding Saturday (September 5, 12, 19, 26,October 10, 17, 24) call (207) 394-2171. Suggested donations are $5 for adults, school-aged children are free. Hirundo Wildlife Refuge is located on Hudson Rd (Rte. 43) Alton/Old Town.

Directions for Programs at the Refuge:

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).