CAMDEN — The Center for Wildlife Studies “Wild Maine” series of nature programs, in partnership with the Camden Public Library, continues on July 6, at 3:30 p.m. with a guided walk through the Camden Amphitheatre and the adjacent Harbor Park. The hour-long walk will be led by Kathy Crowley, instructor at Center for Wildlife Studies and assistant professor of Plant Biology at Unity College. She will discuss the mixture of native and non-native plant species that create a diverse floral backdrop for Camden Harbor.

Harbor Park. Courtesy of Camden Public Library

 

This program is offered free of charge, but there is a limit of 25 participants. To reserve a spot, email the Center for Wildlife Studies at info@centerforwildlifestudies.org.

Amphitheatre ferns. Courtesy of Camden Public Library

 

Crowley teaches courses in botany and ecology and conducts research in forest and wetland ecosystem ecology at Unity College. Her research focuses on the role of plants in a changing environment.

For more information about the Center for Wildlife Studies, visit centerforwildlifestudies.org.