Master Maine Guide to speak on conservation Nov. 11

Oct 21, 2019
Don Kleiner

Rockport — Georges River Trout Unlimited will host Master Maine Guide Don Kleiner, to speak at 7 p.m. at the Nov. 11 chapter meeting at Flatbread Co., 399 Commercial St. in Rockport.

Kleiner’s company, Maine Outdoors, offers guided fishing and canoe trips in the mid coast. He is the executive director of the Maine Professional Guides Association where he provides a variety of duties including representing them in front of the Maine State Legislature, Inland Fisheries & Wildlife, and other state agencies. Currently, he is appointed to the board of Maine Land for Maine's Future, the Forest Legacy Committee, the steering committee of Keeping Maine's Forest, and he also serves on the steering committee formed by the Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Kleiner is U.S. Coast Guard-licensed and has a bachelor's degree in Environmental Science.

The topic for the evening will be, "What the Conservation Community Missed in the Last Twenty Years. It is Not What You Think." Participants are invited to meet at 6 p.m. for conversation.

For more information on GRTU, visit Facebook, or georgesrivertu.org, or call Steve Hirshberg, vice president, at 832-1166.

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