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September 2018

Cottontail Restoration with the State of Maine

September 19 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on September 26, 2018 at 9:00am

Scarborough Marsh (Parking at the Gervais Lot), 52 Manson Libby Rd
Scarborough, ME 04070 United States
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Free

The State of Maine is conducting a big push to help the New England Cottontails survive the quickly approaching winter. New England Cottontails live in dense, thicketed habitats that are not plentiful. We are helping them by planting ~1,500 native plants at Scarborough Marsh from 9:00am – 3:00pm on Wednesday, September 19th and Wednesday, September 26th. Interested volunteers should bring: water, a lunch, snacks, sunscreen, a hat and bugspray. All planting supplies will be provided by the State of Maine.…

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Meet the Author, Ellsworth

September 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Ellsworth Public Library, 20 State St,
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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The Maine Mountain Guide, published by the Appalachian Mountain Club, is the only comprehensive hiking guide to the mountain trails of Maine, an essential companion for outdoor enthusiasts since 1961. This newest edition was two years in the making and has been painstakingly revised, updated and expanded by author/editor Carey Kish, who will lead us on a journey of discovery from Acadia National Park to Aroostook County, Maine’s White Mountains toWashington County.  Books will be available for sale and signing.…

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Second Nature Adventure Challenge, Western Maine

September 21 - September 30
ME United States
Free

Explore Maine West! Second Nature Adventure Challenge (SNAC) is a challenge that encourages and rewards hikers of all abilities for exploring the Maine West region. Whether you hike one trail, or all nine, use the SNAC website to log your adventures and earn digital badges for each trail! Trails range in difficulty from easy, wide, flat and wheelchair-accessible pathways to challenging mountain hikes. ALL DAY EVENT   Use the SNAC website to find the 9 hiking locations: https://secondnaturemaine.com/ **This is…

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Sea Watch (Migration Monitoring) from Schoodic Point

September 21 @ 7:00 am - September 30 @ 9:00 am
Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, 9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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FREE

Saturday through Wednesday, from Sunrise to 9am, Sept 8th through Nov. 15 th . Drop in! – weather permitting. Migrating water birds: loons, cormorants, seaducks and more can be seen daily at Schoodic Point. The birds are identified and counted by Migration Monitor Field Technician, Earl Johnson. Sea Watch is open to the public. Bring your binoculars, dress for the weather and get in on the fun!

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Teens To Trails Outing Club Leadership Conference, Freeport

September 21 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
L.L.Bean Discovery School, 11 Desert Rd
Freeport, ME 04032 United States
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$20

Teens To Trails is kicking off the school year with a full-day conference for Outing Club advisors and student leaders at L.L.Bean's Flying Point Paddling Center. The conference will focus on planning trips for the year ahead and learning about ways Teens To Trails can support your club. It’s a great way to connect with other teen leaders and advisors, share resources, discuss obstacles and set goals. We will also hear from inspiring outdoor leaders, practice team-building activities and spend…

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Fort Gorges Kayak Tour, Portland

September 21 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Portland Paddle, Cutter St.
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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$52

Fort Gorges, a Civil War-era granite fort surrounded by water, is one of the most fascinating spots in Casco Bay, and it's only accessible by small boat. This three-hour trip is the best way to combine the experience of sea kayaking on the Maine coast with exploring one of the region's most interesting historic landmarks.   We'll start off with a paddle into Portland harbor and then make the crossing out to Hog Island, where we'll land on a beach…

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West Grand Lake Boat Tours, Grand Lake Stream

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Downeast Lakes Land Trust- West Grand Lake, 4 Water Street
Grand Lake Stream, ME 04668 United States
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FREE

To celebrate this fall's Great Maine Outdoor WEEK, Downeast Lakes Land Trust is hosting two boat trips on West Grand Lake!  Join DLLT Education and Outreach Manager Colin Brown for a short trip along the "steamboat route," and get a great look at the impact of landscape-scale conservation surrounding this beautiful lake.  Climb aboard DLLT's new pontoon boat, For Pete's Sake – The ride will last a little over an hour, and passengers can bring food and drinks if they…

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Sunset Kayak Tour, Portland

September 21 @ 4:45 pm - 6:45 pm
Portland Paddle, Cutter St.
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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$40

Trips depart every evening roughly two hours prior to sunset. $40 per person, $35 kids 10-16 The hours before sunset offer the best time for paddling on the waters of Casco Bay. The sky tends to explode with color and the seas often become glassy and calm. As you glide through Portland harbor you'll look out for wildlife like seals and osprey and enjoy a unique view of lighthouses, forts and the Portland Observatory. The Sunset Tour is designed as…

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Yoga Retreat, Greenville

September 21 @ 5:00 pm - September 23 @ 12:00 pm
ME United States
$279

**This event is at Gorman Chairback Lodge and Cabins, directions here: https://www.outdoors.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Gorman-Chairback-Driving-Directions-1.pdf This program is designed to get away from your busy everyday life and connect back to nature and oneself. Friday evening before dinner join fellow group members for social time and appetizers. That evening the group will have the opportunity to meet and go on a short walk to the pond to get to know each other and the area. Saturday morning wake up with the sunrise with some…

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Summer Trail Series, Bethel

September 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Bethel Village Trails, 21 Broad St.
Bethel, ME 04217 United States
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$5

This weekly Friday night run (or walk) takes place on Bethel Village Trails next to the tennis court at The Bethel Inn Resort. Choose between a 5k or 10k, all on lovely wooded trails. Open to everyone of all abilities, leashed dogs, strollers. Come 15 minutes early to register (only needed once per season), and save your race bib for $2 off your first beer at The Millbrook Tavern!

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Fly Fish the Roach River, Greenville

September 21 @ 6:00 pm - September 23 @ 12:00 pm
$329

Event is held at AMC's Medawisla Lodge, directions here: https://www.outdoors.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Medawisla-Driving-Directions-14.pdf Fall is here and that is spawning time for the fish in Moosehead Lake. AMC’s Maine Woods Initiative newest facility Medawisla sits right along the headwaters of Moosehead Lake. This program provides anglers the opportunity to fish for trophy brook trout and landlocked salmon while accompanied by trained AMC Maine guides. Programming starts Friday evening after dinner with a presentation on native and wild brook trout and what the AMC is…

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MOFF at LL Bean, Freeport

September 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
L.L.Bean’s Discovery Park & Flagship Retail Store Campus, 95 Main Street
Freeport, ME 04032 United States
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Join the Maine Outdoor Film Festival for an evening of Outdoor Films, Shown Outdoors at L.L.Bean Discovery Park. Date: Friday, September 21, 2018 Time: Films begin 30 minutes after sunset (about 7:30PM) Cost: Free, suggested donation $3 – $5 goes directly to Teens To Trails TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 58 minutes There will also be a brief intermission with a free door prize raffle. Location: L.L. Bean Discovery Park – 95 Main St, Freeport, Maine 04032 Presented in partnership with: L.L.Bean FILMS TO BE SCREENED…

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Bald Eagles of Merrymeeting Bay 2018, Boothbay

September 22 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Boothbay Harbor, 62 Commercial Street
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538 United States
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$85

When Maine Audubon first began running this trip in 1969, sighting one or two eagles was all that could be expected. Since then, the Bald Eagle population has rebounded from the devastating effects of pesticide poisoning, and during last year’s trip we observed 66 eagles! We will board the boat in Boothbay Harbor for a trip across Sheepscot Bay to the Sasanoa River then up the Kennebec River to Merrymeeting Bay. Weather and tides permitting, we will return to Boothbay…

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MOFF at Baxter Brewing, Lewiston

September 22 @ 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Baxter Brewing Co, 130 Mill St
Lewiston, ME 04240 United States
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Join the Maine Outdoor Film Festival for a varied program of adventure and extreme sports films screened outdoors at Baxter Brewing Co. Big tricks, exotic adventures, Maine lifestyle and beer. Date: Saturday, September 22, 2018 Time: Doors 6:30PM - films at 7:00PM Cost: Free with any donations and a percentage of beer sales going to Teens To Trails TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 61 minutes There will also be a brief intermission with a free door prize raffle. Location: Baxter Brewing Co. - 130 Mill…

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Camden Climbing, Camden

September 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Barret’s Cove Cliffs, 321-415 Turnpike Dr
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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$50

Whether you're an experienced rock climber looking to sample the varied terrain in Camden, or you're an beginner looking to see different areas and sights from our cliffs. You will meet your guide on the side of Route 52 near the parking lot for Maidens cliff hiking trail in Camden Hills State Park. From supplying gear (helmet, harness, shoes) we will teach you everything you need to know.   Directions: From downtown Camden, head North on Route 1 (Main street).…

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Find a letter box and a geocache at Valentine Farm!, Bethel

September 22 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Valentine Conservation Center, Bethel, 162 North Road
Bethel, ME 04217 United States
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The Eddy School, a local, independent middle school (TheEddySchool.com), has hidden a letter box and a geocache at Mahoosuc Land Trust's Valentine Farm. Enjoy all the activities Mahoosuc Land Trust is offering, and further your fun by searching for our treasures! Search www.letterboxing.org for our clues for the letter box, and go to www.geocaching.com to find our geocache clues.

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Volunteer Trail Work Morning, Bethel

September 22 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
ME United States
Free

Help support Bethel area trails by pitching in on trail work day! We're expanding our mountain bike trail system at Bacon Hill and would love your help. Wear work clothes and gloves and bring some water. We'll provide a delicious, hearty lunch and cold drinks at noontime. We have a bunch of tools but if you'd like to bring your favorite loppers or metal rake, please do so! When we're done, go for a ride or check out the cold…

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Secrets of the Shore at Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park

September 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, 426 Wolfe Neck Rd.
Freeport, ME 04032 United States
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Discover the secrets of life in the salt marsh, mud flats, and rocky shores. Guided nature programs, free with park admission, on weekends and holidays at Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park. Starting at 2:00 pm at the benches by the second parking lot unless otherwise noted, weather permitting. These one hour programs may include walks, talks, and activities in a beautiful and natural setting. No reservations are needed except for group programs.

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Intro to Stand Up Paddleboarding, Portland

September 22 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Portland Paddle, Cutter St.
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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$40

This course offers an introduction to stand-up paddleboarding (SUP), an exciting way to explore Maine's waterways. Some people love SUP because it offers a great core workout, others find it a great way to spot wildlife, to surf waves or just have fun on the water. This course is designed to introduce anyone who's fairly new to SUP to the many sides of the sport. No prior experience needed. We'll start on shore learning proper paddle grip, paddling posture and…

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Happy Apple Trail Ride, Sanford

September 22 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
McDougal Orchards, 201 Hanson Ridge Road
Springvale, ME 04083 United States
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Free

Three Rivers Land Trust, Sanford Parks & Recreation, Sanford Trails, Nasson Bike Center and Fast & Happy Bicycles are hosting a children’s trail ride on Saturday, September 22 at McDougal Orchards (201 Hanson Ridge Road, Springvale) to celebrate Great Maine Outdoor Weekend. Start time is 8:30 AM and the last riders will head out at 11:00 AM. The event will end promptly at 12:00 PM.   Children 8 years and older and their families are invited to ride the easy…

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Sea Kayak and Explore Malaga Island, Cundy’s Harbor

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Malaga Island leaving from the Holbrook St. Cundy’s Harbor launch, Holbrook Street
Cundy's Harbor, ME 04011 United States
$75.00

Sea Kayak to Malaga Island and visit an island with horrible history and no one lives there now with a Master Maine Guide. Alice will share historical facts and serve as your naturalist guide, while we hike trails and discover the island on this 5 hour tour.   Leave from a quaint working boat launch on the mainland and paddle 1.5 miles to Malaga Island. Often we see working lobster boats, cormorants, sea gulls, great blue heron, eagles, osprey, and…

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Half Day Kayak Tour, Portland

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Portland Paddle, Cutter St.
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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$65

This trip offers an island-hopping adventure in the archipelago of gorgeous islands that lie along the edge of Casco Bay. The many islands create endless options, so your exact route will depend on the weather conditions and tide cycles. On some days we take a one-way route that allow us to venture further into the islands and keep the wind at our backs as much as possible. You'll look out for wildlife like seals, eider ducks, herons and osprey and…

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Kennebec Thanksgiving, West Forks

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Magic Falls Rafting Base Camp, West Forks, 38 Dead River Rd
West Forks, ME 04985 United States
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$80

8,000 cfs whitewater rafting release on the Kennebec River followed by a turkey roast and all the trimmings.

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Civil War Era Reenactment/Encampment at Fort McClary State Historic Site, Kittery

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
ME United States + Google Map

Journey back in time at this encampment depicting the lives of the people who loved and fought during the Civil War Era. Reenactments will include music of the era, a storekeeper and surgeon's area, an officer's mess and enlisted mess, manning the Fort with sailors, firing of the boat howitzer, and drills conducted throughout the day (cutlass drill). Location details: Leave the Maine Turnpike and U.S. Route 1 at the rotary in Kittery; travel south 2.5 miles on Kittery Point…

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Falmouth Land Trust Photo Contest, Falmouth

September 22 @ 9:00 am - September 30 @ 9:00 pm
Falmouth Nature Preserve, 178 Foreside Rd
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
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FREE

Our Local Trails: Photo Contest FALMOUTH LAND TRUST·TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2018 Why are your local Falmouth trails important to you? Is it for heart health? To reduce stress? To adventure with your children or your dog? There are a lot of reasons but we want to hear it directly from you. Photo Contest: Submit a photo that embodies the answer to why local Falmouth trails are important to you. Please provide your e-mail address along with your photo. For privacy…

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PWA Paddle Five Islands, Georgetown

September 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ME United States
free

Join this guided paddle with the Pemaquid Watershed Association (PWA) Paddlers in and around the beautiful Five Islands area near Georgetown. No better way to celebrate the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend with a kayak trip. Optional lunch will be at the Five Islands Lobster Co.   Meet at Georgetown Launch Site Directions (from the mid coast area): Take Rt.1 south to Woolwich and turn left onto Rt. 127 just before the Bath Bridge. Travel towards Georgetown for approximately 10 miles…

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Eyes Like a Hawk, York

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mount Agamenticus, Mount Agamenticus
York, ME United States
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$7

The summit of Mount Agamenticus in York can be a great place to watch the annual hawk migration. Join us up in the Learning Lodge to watch the Center for Wildlife present an environmental education program about Maine birds of prey with their live raptor education ambassadors. Come and meet these amazing animals up close and learn about their natural and personal history. Open to all ages! Bring your binoculars! Your donation of $7/person makes this program possible. Please register…

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Fall Foliage Paddle at Riverlands State Park, Turner

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Androscoggin Riverlands State Park, Turner, Off Center Bridge Road
Turner, ME United States
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FREE

Join the Androscoggin Land Trust to celebrate fall and the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend with a paddle on Gulf Island Pond, along the shore of the Androscoggin Riverlands State Park. The paddling trip will depart from the boat access on Center Bridge Road in Turner at the northern end of the park, and include a round trip of approximately eight miles depending on the weather and water conditions. Paddlers will follow the shoreline of the state park. We’ll take a…

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Building Natural Sculptures for Winter Bird Habitat

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ME United States
Free

** This event is at  Kingdom Woods Conservation Area Drive down the Kingdom Road in Blue Hill until the pavement ends. You will see our event sign and parking area right there. Blue Hill Heritage Trust, in collaboration with The Open Air Arts Initiative and the SEED Barn, will host an outdoor workshop on building winter bird habitat at the Kingdom Woods Blueberry Field off the Woods Road in Blue Hilll. Join Blue Hill Heritage Trust and Cynthia Winings Gallery, with…

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Fall Hawk Migration, Waterford

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hawk Mountain, 100 Hawk Mtn. Rd
Waterford, ME 04088 United States
Free

Moderate incline to a panoramic view. 1.6-mile round trip walk. Meet on Hawk Mtn. Rd, 7/10- mile south of Mill Hill Rd., Waterford.

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Historic Downtown Walking Tour, Presque Isle

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Presque Isle Historical Society, 16 Third St.
Presque Isle, ME 04769 United States
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Free

This guided two-mile tour begins and ends at the 1875 Vera Estey House Museum, 16 Third Street, and covers over 30 historic sites and individuals. Fee: FREE! Contact Kim Smith (207-762-1151) or visit www.pihistory.org FMI

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FALL FOLIAGE FAMILY FUN DAY!, Fort Kent

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fort Kent Outdoor Center, 33 Paradis Circle
Fort Kent, ME 04743 United States
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Free

Join us at the Fort Kent Outdoor Center on Saturday, September 22 from 1-4pm for our Fall Foliage Family Fun Day! In celebration of the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend, we welcome all ages and ability levels to experience the beauty of our Outdoor Center with opportunities to go hiking, biking, and/or orienteering. Bring along a group of your friends and don’t forget to stop in at the 10th Mountain Lodge for an ice cream treat! Merchandise & memberships also available…

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Sunset Kayak on Norway Lake, Norway

September 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Crockett Ridge Boat Launch, 45 Crockett Ridge Rd
Norway, ME 04268 United States
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Free

Bring your own canoe or kayak to explore Lake Pennesseewassee under a full moon. Meet at the boat launch on Crockett Ridge Road, Norway.

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Scenic & Wild Whitewater Rafting

September 22 @ 9:00 pm
Northeast Whitewater, Greenville, 155 Greenville Road
Shirley Mills, ME 04485 United States
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$25

High water rafting #4 and final high water wet n wild Whitewater release of the rafting season! Don’t miss this adventurous rafting day when you join Northeast Whitewater Saturday, September 22 for a day on the Kennebec River. The fall colors along the Kennebec river will paint an impressive backdrop while enjoying a day of whitewater rafting fun. Get on it and save 25% off!

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Black & White 2 Peak Challenge, Black Mountain

September 23 @ 8:00 am
Black Mountain of Maine, 39 Glover Road
Rumford, ME 04276 United States
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$50

This trail race offers an exceptionally hilly, technical single-track point to point trail race that takes you up & down 2 mountains. If you're not begging for mercy during the first climb, you will be on the second. Running this challenging 8.7 mile 2 peak ascent with 2750' of elevation gain & a 2450' of loss will definitely make you question your own sanity. The course is both technical & scenic & will have you traversing a large bare ledge,…

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Fun at The Farm, Bethel

September 23 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Valentine Conservation Center, Bethel, 162 North Road
Bethel, ME 04217 United States
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free

Join the fun at Valentine Farm Conservation Center as we get outside to enjoy Maine's spectacular fall season. We have lots of family-friendly activities planned: Saturday, September 22: 7:00-8:30PM, art show preview. Meet the artists while enjoying light refreshments. Sunday, September 23 8:00-10:00AM – bird walk 9:00AM-noon – guided walk in the Bethel Community Forest 9:00-noon – scavenger hunt for children 9:00-2:00 – art show continues 10:00-11:00 – how not to get lost in the woods, the basics of orienteering…

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Women’s Only 3 hour Sea Kayak with Muffins, Brunswick

September 23 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Mere Point Boat Launch, 1161 Mere Point Road
Brunswick, ME 04011 United States
$50.00

Join Master Maine Guide Alice on a three hour morning scenic sea kayak trip for women only. We will stop for a home-made muffin and hot beverage snack on an island in Casco Bay. Great for beginners. With your quick dry clothing, warm fleece and windbreaker, hat, sunglasses and sunscreen, and shoes that can get wet but totally cover your toes, meet Master Maine Guide Alice at 8:30am to sign-in and choose your kayak. After a short orientation to the…

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Bethel Community Forest Hike, Bethel

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Bethel Community Forest, 16 Parkway Rd
Bethel, ME 04217 United States
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Free

Join us for a leisurely hike on Bethel's proposed Community Forest land. We'll explore existing roads and trails, and enjoy views of Bethel and the surrounding landscape. Stay for festivities at Valentine Farm!

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Animal Signs Along the Trail, Hinckley

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
L.C. Bates Museum, Hinckley, 14 Easler Rd
Hinckley, ME 04944 United States
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$1 – $3

Early fall is a wonderful time to explore the trails. Join a guided walk along the historic, early 1900's Good Will-Hinckley Trails behind the L.C.Bates Museum to find signs of wildlife and even check a small insect pit trap for ground beetles and ants. Learn how some animals are getting ready for winter and find tracks and scat left by wildlife. (If it is rainy, we will do the walk inside the museum using our Maine Dioramas.) You will receive…

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Overset Pond Hike, Greenwood

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
ME United States
Free

Seven-mile moderate trail hike along Sanborn River and Overset pond. Meet at trailhead Willis Mills Rd, Greenwood.   Directions: Willis Mills Rd is located off Patch Mountain Rd in Greenwood, ME.

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Volunteer with Scarborough Land Trust

September 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Warren Woods, 363 Payne Rd
Scarborough, ME United States
Free

Warren Woods is home to some beautiful wetland habitat. In order to maintain the open character of this property, we are strategically removing some of the young trees that are working to reclaim this wet meadow. As a bonus, we’ll get to watch the full moon rise over the treetops! Additional projects may take place depending on attendance. Please wear work clothes appropriate for brush removal, including gloves. This is a wet property, so boots are recommended! Bring a pair…

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Speaker Series: Why Natural History Matters, Falmouth

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, 20 Gilsland Farm Road
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
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Why Natural History Matters: Saving the Earth and Feeding Your Soul Through the Study of Natural History Tom Fleischner, Executive Director of the Natural History Institute, and Faculty Emeritus at Prescott College, defines natural history expansively as “a practice of intentional, focused attentiveness and receptivity to the more-than- human world, guided by honesty and accuracy”, or, alternatively, as “the practice of falling in love with the world.” He will describe how the practice of natural history provides the foundation for…

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Weekly Walking Group

September 25 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
ME United States
Free

Join this friendly and open-to-all walking group that meets Tuesday evenings at 5:30pm. A volunteer leader will greet you and guide your way on local, wooded trails at a gentle pace.   We will meet at the Long Mt. and Bacon Hill trails Directions: The Long Mt. hiking trail and Bacon Hill mountain bike trails share a parking area off Vernon St, located 6 miles from Main St. in Bethel. Look for the wooden sign with "Long Mt. Trail" just past…

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Cottontail Restoration with the State of Maine

September 26 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on September 26, 2018 at 9:00am

Scarborough Marsh (Parking at the Gervais Lot), 52 Manson Libby Rd
Scarborough, ME 04070 United States
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Free

The State of Maine is conducting a big push to help the New England Cottontails survive the quickly approaching winter. New England Cottontails live in dense, thicketed habitats that are not plentiful. We are helping them by planting ~1,500 native plants at Scarborough Marsh from 9:00am – 3:00pm on Wednesday, September 19th and Wednesday, September 26th. Interested volunteers should bring: water, a lunch, snacks, sunscreen, a hat and bugspray. All planting supplies will be provided by the State of Maine.…

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Trail walk at LEA’s Highland Research Forest, Bridgton

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Highland Research Forest, Upper Ridge Rd
Bridgton, ME 04009 United States
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Free

We've been working to get the trail system on line at the Lake's Environmental Association's Highland Research Forest in Bridgton, Maine. Join LEA's educator, Alanna Doughty, for a walk along the trails with naturalist connections and quietly peek out at the wetland critters and head down to the northernmost area of Highland Lake. In the coming years we will build up the trail system and visitor information on sustainable forestry practices and the importance of forests in our watershed. Please…

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Tear Cap Workshops Facility Tour, Hiram

September 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tear Cap Workshops, 22 Hampshire St
Hiram, ME 04041 United States
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Free!

Join us for a short tour of Tear Cap Workshops! See the progress, and take a look at some of our on-going projects: The Community Woodworking Shop and Stonewall Building area. Meet the artisan tenants who work here, and learn more about upcoming hands-on classes and events.

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Saving Our Apple Heritage, Cushing

September 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Langlais Sculpture Preserve, 576 River Road
Cushing, ME 04563 United States
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Free

Join Georges River Land Trust for a presentation by John Bunker on his mission to save Maine’s apple heritage. Bunker is known in Maine as “The Apple Whisperer,” or simply “The Apple Guy,” and, after laboring for years in semi-obscurity, he has never been in more demand. Through the catalog of Fedco Trees, a mail-order company he founded in Maine 30 years ago, Bunker has sown the seeds of a grassroots apple revolution. Fedco Trees every year takes a selection…

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Harvest Moon Annual Farm Fest, Falmouth

September 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hurricane Valley Farm, 17 Schuster Road
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
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$40 – $50

A Celebration of Open Space and Community Conservation! Local Food, Beer/Wine, Conversation, Live Music, Bonfire, Raffle.

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MOFF in Edgecomb, Edgecomb

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Down East Gallery, 146 Boothbay Rd
Edgecomb, ME 04556 United States
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Join the Maine Outdoor Film Festival for an evening of Outdoor Films, Shown indoors at the Down East Gallery. Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018 Time: Doors at 7:00pm, Films begin 30 minutes after sunset (about 730PM) Cost: Free, suggested donation $3 – $5 goes directly to Teens To Trails TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 71 minutes There will also be a brief intermission with a free door prize raffle. Location: Down East Gallery 146 Boothbay Road Edgecomb, ME Presented in partnership with: Down East Gallery…

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Adaptive Climbing Demo! Bethel

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Big Adventure Center, Big Adventure Center 12 N Rd
Bethel, ME 04217 United States
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Free

Ongoing demonstrations of adaptive climbing equipment and techniques at the Big Adventure Center in Bethel, ME. (12 North Road)!

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Book Series: Maine Mountain Guide, Grand Lake Stream

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Grand Lake Stream School Building, 15 Water St.
Grand Lake Stream, ME 04637 United States
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On Friday, September 28th, Downeast Lakes Land Trust is pleased to welcome author Carey Kish, as he presents his latest, updated version of the Maine Mountain Guide. The presentation will begin at 6 pm in the Grand Lake Stream School Building. The Maine Mountain Guide, published by the Appalachian Mountain Club, is the only comprehensive hiking guide to the mountain trails of Maine, an essential companion for outdoor enthusiasts since 1961.  This newest edition was two years in the making and…

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MOFF in Camden

September 28 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Camden Snow Bowl, 20 Barnestown Rd
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join the Maine Outdoor Film Festival for an evening of outdoor adventure and conservation films under the stars at the Camden Snow Bowl. Date: Friday, September 28, 2018 Time: 7:30PM Cost: Free, with suggested donation of $3 to $5 going directly to Teens To Trails. TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 74 minutes There will also be a brief intermission with a free door prize raffle. Location: Camden Snow Bowl, 20 Barnestown Rd, Camden, ME 04843 Presented in partnership by: Baxter Outdoors Trail Runners of Midcoast Maine Midcoast…

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MOFF Day of Features, Portland

September 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
USM Hannaford Theater, 88 Bedford St.
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Join the Maine Outdoor Film Festival for one feature film or a day full of them, as the USM Communications and Media Studies department hosts a day full of feature outdoor adventure films in Talbot Auditorium Date: Thursday, September 29, 2018 Time: 10:00AM to 8:00PM Cost: Ticket Link: Location: Talbot Auditorium inside Luther Bonney Hall - 85 Bedford St, Portland, ME 04102 (additional parking in Surrenden St Garage) Presented in partnership with: USM Communication & Media Studies Department More info available…

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MYTaSC Fall Stewardship – Mount Abraham

September 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mt. Abram, 308 Howe Hill Road
Greenwood, ME 04255 United States
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Cleanup on one of the Maine Appalachian Trail Land Trust’s awesomest lands for GMOW!   Register here: https://goo.gl/forms/VscSJ4lUkavOKgOw2   The Maine Youth Trail Stewardship Coalition is hosting a Fall Stewardship Weekend September 28-29 in Kingfield, Maine! The work trip will be Saturday, September 29 and we will offer free accommodations on Friday, September 28.   THE LOCATION: Mt Abram – host of the second largest alpine zone in Maine   THE WORK: We will clean up refuse from the broken…

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Forest Weaving, Bangor

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Northeast Penjajawoc Preserve Bangor, ME United States + Google Map
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Come join us for a walk in the forest, during which we will collect natural objects (leaves, flowers and such). Following the walk the found materials will be woven together to create individual tapestries for you to take home. Please bring a paper bag for collecting, a pair of scissors or clippers, and something to sit on. We will gather at 9 a.m., Saturday, September 29th at Northeast Penjajowoc Preserve on Kittredge Road, where the pavement ends. Grace Bartlett will…

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Carter’s Cross Country hike and bike, Bethel

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Carter’s XC Ski Center Bethel, 786 Intervale Rd
Bethel, ME 04217 United States
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Hike Farwell Mountain ski trails at Carter's XC. Hike 2-3 miles of trails up to elevation of 1700 feet, with views of Sunday River, the Presidentials, the Mahoosucs, and the Carter Moriahs. Fat tire bikes and cabins are available to rent also. We will provide a guide. Please bring water and a snack. We are located at 786 Intervale Rd. Bethel, Maine.

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Cottontail Restoration with Rachel Carson NWR, Scarborough

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Libby Field, 150 Spurwink Rd
Scarborough, ME 0470 United States
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The Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge is having a big push to help the New England Cottontails survive the quickly approaching winter. New England Cottontails live in dense, thicketed habitats that are not plentiful. We are helping them by planting ~2,500 native plants at Libby Field in Scarborough on National Public Lands Day, Saturday, September 29th from 9:00am – 2:00pm. Volunteers should park at Uncle Don's Spurwink Country Kitchen located at 150 Spurwink Rd, Scarborough, ME 04070. Refuge staff and…

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Brownfield Bog Paddle, Brownfield

September 29 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free

Grab your kayak and join the Upper Saco Valley Land Trust and our friends from Greater Lovell Land Trust for a paddle through Brownfield Bog! Bring your own kayak, paddle, whistle and PFD to explore the wetland habitat with us. Space is limited to 20 individuals, so please register with us ahead of time to reserve your spot.

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Sweet Cider Pressing Day, Cushing

September 29 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Langlais Sculpture Preserve, 576 River Road
Cushing, ME 04563 United States
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For the second year, Georges River Land Trust is hosting Langlais Sweet Cider Day! Charles Waite Maclin, also known as Pastor Chuck of Pastor Chuck’s organic apple products, will be bringing his small cider press and the know-how to create some delicious cider with our own organic Langlais apples.   Pastor Chuck’s dream is to create the best applesauce and apple butter in the world, originated in his own family’s kitchen in Cushing. He also works with the Cushing Community…

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Mt. Kineo Hike & Work Trip, Greenville

September 29 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mt. Kineo State Park, 62 Village Road
Rockwood, ME 04478 United States
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Join Moosehead Trails for a volunteer hike and work trip event at one of Maine's most iconic hiking destinations: Mt. Kineo.   We will meet at 9:30 a.m. to organize gear and load on to the 10 a.m. ferry. (If you want to carpool from downtown Greenville, please meet at at the Steamship Katahdin parking lot at 8:50 a.m.) We will plan to to catch the 3:30 ferry back to Rockwood (we'll be back to our vehicles approximately 4 p.m.).…

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Camden Snow Bowl Trail Fest, Camden

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Camden Snow Bowl, 20 Barnestown Rd
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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$15 – $60

The third annual Camden Snow Bowl Trail Fest combines Trail Running, Mtn Biking, Beer, Food and More! Including a kids 3km trail run. Check out the website for more info – http://www.baxteroutdoors.com/events/summer8.html

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Black Mountain Music Festival

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:59 pm
Black Mountain of Maine, 39 Glover Road
Rumford, ME 04276 United States
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$15

Unbelievable amounts of outdoor fun is in the works. Featuring: 207Diesels truck show, 5 Live bands, kids games, BBQ cook off, beer tent & outdoor bar with Ice Pik Vodka & Sebago Brewing Company Bring your dance shoes & your lawn chair! Admission is only $15 – includes BBQ tasting (kids under 12 get in FREE) **Thank you for your support. No outside alcohol allowed on Black Mountain premises. Be responsible, bags will be checked at entry points. Overnight camping…

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Questing In the Wilderness, Orland

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Great Pond Wildlands – Dead River Parcel, 306 Hatchery Rd
East Orland, ME 04431 United States
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There are many ways to explore and find adventure in the outdoors! Join Explore Outdoors! Maine and Great Pond Conservation Trust's education coordinator, Julianne Taylor, on a hike to find newly planted letterboxes and learn the ways to safely and responsibly participate in questing activities out in nature. We will hike up Great Pond Mountain and along the Hay Ledges Path. If you are to complete the entire hike it would be about 4 miles. Participants have the option to…

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Packard Trail Walk & Geocache, Buckfield

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Walk and geocache on this two-mile loop trail. Earn your Second Nature Adventure Challenge badge. Meet at 10AM at the trailhead, 1.2 miles south of Rte.117 on Sodom Rd., Buckfield.

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Naturalist Walk, Kennebunk Land Trust’s Oxbow Preserve

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ME United States
free

The Kennebunk Land Trust is hosting a naturalist walk on Saturday, September 29th from 10am-noon at the Oxbow Preserve in Kennebunk. This 14 acre preserve provides scenic views of the Mousam River with over a mile of river frontage. The walk provides a great opportunity to learn more about animals and trees in a mixed confer forest. This is a rain or shine event so please wear appropriate clothing and footwear. The walk is free to the public. Please call…

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Punkinfiddle Family Festival on National Estuaries Day

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wells Reserve at Laudholm, 342 Laudholm Farm Road
Wells, ME 04090 United States
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$5 – $7

Punkinfiddle is a family festival and National Estuaries Day celebration. The day features: * Old-fashioned Games * Traditional Crafts * Lively Music * Hands-on Learning * Tasty Food * Sheepdog demonstrations * Smiles and Laughs With Punkinfiddle, our aim is to foster stewardship of coastal environments by celebrating the richness of estuaries, Maine's cultural traditions, and our beautiful historic site. Come on up!

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Plein-Air Painting at Sturtevant Farm Scenic Area

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ME United States
$5 – $8

Artist Penny Markley will lead participants in a plein-air painting workshop on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 1 PM at the Sturtevant Farm Scenic Area in Fayette. This event is part of the Great Maine Outdoor Week. Please bring supplies. Please pre-register by calling the KLT office at 207-377-3848 or email KBrewer@tklt.org by September 26. Cost: $8/non-member, $5/member. Please call our office or visit our website with any questions, 207-377-2848 or www.tklt.org Photo: Norm Rodrigue Directions: From the North: From Route…

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New Trail Opening at Higgins Mountain, Georgetown

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
ME United States
FREE

Join KELT to celebrate the grand opening of a new loop trail during Great Maine Outdoor Week! Trail construction was led by local Boy Scout, Thomas Trundy, for his Eagle Scout project. After a short welcome, explore the new loop trail on your own or take the guided tour with Thomas. The program offered by KELT is free and open to the public. This is a light rain or shine event, and registration is strongly encouraged. For more information, call…

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What’s Out There? Exploring Maine’s Forest + Freshwater

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
River Bend Farm, 184 Simpson Road
Saco, ME 04072 United States
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Take a closer look at the creatures and plants that live under fallen trees, hidden in woodland creeks, and are all around you! Environmental Educators will lead the group through outdoor games, science activities, and exploration of the diverse ecosystems at River Bend Farm. River Bend Farm is a historic 105-acre farm located on a conservation easement along the Saco River and is the future home of The Ecology School (TES). All ages are welcome. (Be sure to bring your…

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Sail Casco Bay with NRCM Rising! Portland

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Portland Schooner Company, 56 Commercial Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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$30

Join NRCM Rising for a lazy afternoon sail in Casco Bay aboard the historic Timberwind Schooner!  Built in 1931 by Victor Cole at Union Wharf in Portland and standing at 96 feet tall, the double-masted Timberwind schooner is a piece of authentic Maine history. Your are welcome to bring your own food and beverages (alcoholic and non alcoholic) aboard. While aboard, you’ll hear from NRCM Rising staff about the environmental campaigns we are working on and how you can get involved to…

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Twilight Walk on the Eastern Trail, Biddeford

September 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Eastern Trail Trailhead @ Southern Maine Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Drive
Biddeford, ME 04005 United States
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Eastern Trail Alliance

Our twilight walk will start at the trail head at the rear of the Southern Maine Health Care Hospital parking lot. The trail is constructed on the old Eastern Railroad bed and it is relatively flat and easy going. For newcomers to the ET we will give a brief history of the development of the trail and exciting plans to extend it southward as well as information about the Eastern Trail Alliance. Depending on the trail conditions and weather we…

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Time Traveling on State Beach, Vinalhaven

September 30 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Skoog Park, Vinalhaven, 12 Skoog Park Rd
Vinalhaven, ME 04863 United States
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Join geologist George Kendrick to explore some of the oldest rocks on Vinalhaven, and see how the nor’easters of 2018 have revealed an ancient forest. Wear appropriate footwear for walking on rocks and sand. Meet at Skoog Park to carpool to State Beach.   ** Photo taken by Norbert Leser

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Noyes Mountain Summit Run, Greenwood

September 30 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Noyes Mountain, Greenwood ME United States
$10

Vigorous 2.4-mile trail run up and down Noyes Mountain with 600’ elevation gain. Pre-registration www.RunSignUp.com. $10 adult/$5 youth. $15/$10 onsite. Noyes Mountain Preserve, 172 Richardson Hollow Rd., Greenwood.

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Around the Lake for Stronghearts, Perry

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Pottle Tree Farm, 507 South Meadow Road
Perry, ME 04667 United States
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Around the Lake for Stronghearts is an annual fundraiser to raise money to support families caring for children with congenital heart defects. In recent years, Stronghearts has sent children to Camp Meridian (a camp for kids with heart defects) and provided financial assistance to families when their children has gone in for surgery.

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Paddling the Little Androscoggin at Paris River Park

September 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Paris River Park, 1 Paris Hill
South Paris, ME 04281 United States
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We will be hosting a paddle on the Little Androscoggin, beginning at the Paris River Park located at One Paris Hill, South Paris, to celebrate the Great Maine Outdoor Weekend!

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Hike on Round Mountain, Bethel

September 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
ME United States
Free

Join folks from Mahoosuc Land Trust, Mahoosuc Pathways and Western Foothills Land Trust on this lovely, Bethel area hike. Round Mountain is a relatively short hike with a nice payoff. The views from the ledges include the White Mountain National Forest in Maine and west towards Mount Washington. Bonus: make an account on the Second Nature Adventure Challenge website to collect your online badge, and work your way towards completing all 9 hikes in the challenge! More info here: https://secondnaturemaine.com/…

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Fall in the Forest at Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Freeport

September 30 @ 2:00 pm
Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, 426 Wolfe Neck Rd.
Freeport, ME 04032 United States
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Fall is a great time to get to know the trees, and this program is a fun way to do it. This program is wheelchair accessible. Guided nature programs, free with park admission, on weekends and holidays at Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park. Starting at 2:00 pm at the benches by the second parking lot unless otherwise noted, weather permitting. In case of inclement weather, please call the park at (207) 865-4465 the day of the program, after 10:00 AM,…

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October 2018

Ski Museum of Maine Exhibit Opening, Camden

October 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main St
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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$10

Ski Museum of Maine and Camden Public Library are opening the exhibit: The Mountains of Maine: Skiing in the Pine Tree State – an exhibit that will be formally dedicated in memory of John Christie – a Camden native and avid pioneer and skier here in Maine. The opening reception will be held on October 7th at 2pm. Refreshments will be served, a $10 door donation will help support the mission of the museum: Celebrate, preserve and share the history…

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