Woodland stewardship tour, mushroom hunt set for Sept. 20

Sep 13, 2018

Rockport — Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District and Maine Forest Service offer a free Woodland Stewardship Tour.Thursday, Sept. 20, from 3 to 5 p.m. Kirk Gentalen, Maine Coast Heritage Trust land steward and naturalist, will lead a guided hunt for native woodland mushrooms at Pemaquid Watershed Association’s Pemaquid Pond Preserve Trail in Bremen. Gentalen will highlight the natural history of mushrooms and their role in the woodland ecosystem and will also be on the lookout for other natural history observations, including the possibility of otter sign at the shoreline.

Participants should meet at 3 p.m. at the preserve parking lot on Turner Road in Bremen on the east side of Pemaquid Pond, just 0.6 miles from the Pemaquid/McCurdy Pond causeway. For directions and to register for this free program, contact Hildy at 596-2040, hildy@knox-lincoln.org or knox-lincoln.org/woodland-stewardship-tours.

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