Nature & Mushroom Walk scheduled for Erickson Fields Preserve

Aug 31, 2018
MCHT land steward and naturalist, Kirk Gentalen, will lead a guided hunt for the natural treasures of the forest and fields.

Rockport — Maine Coast Heritage Trust will host a Nature & Mushroom Walk on Saturday, Sept. 22 at Erickson Fields Preserve, 164 West St., Rockport. This free event takes place from 10 a.m. to noon and is part of the statewide Great Maine Outdoor Weekend.

MCHT land steward and naturalist, Kirk Gentalen, will lead a guided hunt for the natural treasures of the forest and fields.  Gentalen has over 20 years of experience, leading hikes and sharing the fungal world with people from Alaska to Maine. The walk will focus on non-edible mushrooms, but Gentalen will also share his knowledge of birds, tracking, and the animal and plant life of Erickson Fields.

The walk is suitable for all ages. Registration is not required, but RSVPs are appreciated. Email jalbury@mcht.org or call Joelle Albury at MCHT’s Aldermere Farm office at 236-2739.

 

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