BANGOR — Join Fields Pond Audubon Center staff members and volunteers as they clean sections of Penjajawoc Stream 9 a.m.- noon on Oct. 23. Participants will receive a free stream clean-up T-shirt. Meet at the Hannaford parking lot at the Bangor Mall (right side if facing building). Call 989-2591 for more information.
BELFAST —- Amateur mycologist Greg Marley will talk about wild mushrooms on Thursday, October 21 at 6:30 p.m. during the Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition’s monthly meeting in the Belfast Free Library. The meeting is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
CAMDEN — Public Chairlift Rides at the Camden Snow Bowl, 20 Barnestown Road, are on tap from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17. Mountain bikers are welcome. The fee is $5 per ride.
FRANKLIN — Two Maine Conservation Corps (MCC) trail crews will be working on the Tunk Mountain and Caribou Mountain Trails during October clearing new trail, stone work, corridor work, and side hill, and they would welcome help. Tools and safety equipment provided by the MCC. Saturday, Oct. 16: Tunk Mountain Trail. Meet at the Tunk Mountain trailhead (about 1 mile east of Fox Pond on Route 182, across from the Dynamite Brook Road) at 8:30 am. Parking is limited so carpool if possible. Approximately 8 volunteers are needed for this day. Saturday, Oct. 30 work will be on Tunk Mountain Trail. Meet at the Tunk Mountain trailhead (same parking as above) at 8:30 a.m. Approximately 8 volunteers are needed for this day. Fore more information or volunteer opportunities visit: http://www.maine.gov/doc/parks/mcc/volunteer.html. Contact: Sarah Gaffney, Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator, Maine Conservation Corps, 624-6092 email@example.com
GRAY — Halloween Fest at Maine Wildlife Park will run from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 23, Fore more information visit www.mainewildlifepark.com.
HOLDEN — Lee and Ron Davis will describe their experiences working from a riverboat on a long-term research project aimed at conserving biodiversity of the remote Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve in the upper Amazon Basin of northeastern Peru, illustrated by Ron’s wildlife photography. The talk at Fields Pond Audubon Center, 216 Fields Pond Road, will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 20. The cost is $5 formembers; $6 for nonmembers.
HOLDEN —Fields Pond Audubon Center staff members and volunteers will clean sections of Penjajawoc Stream in Bangor from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 23. Volunteers will receive a free stream clean-up T-shirt. Meet at the Hannaford parking lot at the Bangor Mall (right side if facing building). For more information please call 989-2591 with any questions.
PORTLAND — Representatives from Saddleback Maine will hand out free ski vouchers at screenings of “The Way I See It,” the latest full-length ski film from Matchstick Production Films (MSP) at 8 p.m. on Oct. 22 at the Port City Music Hall. Saddleback is sponsoring the event and the vouchers are valid for free skiing at Saddleback from Dec. 11 to 25, 2010. “The Way I See It” is the winner of Powder Magazine’s 2009 “Movie of the Year” and recently was honored with several awards from the International Freeski Film Festival, including Best Film, Best Editing, and the coveted People’s Choice award. For more information about the film, visit http://www.skimovie.com/.
PRESQUE ISLE — All are welcome to join UMPI students on a two-day backpacking and camping skills trip to Gulf Hagas at Katahdin Iron Words Saturday- Sunday, October 23-24. Gulf Hagas features precipitous cliffs, waterfalls, and interesting rock formations that make it one of the most outstanding natural features along the entire Appalachian Trail! No experience required. UMPI students — $50; non-students — $65. Registration deadline: Oct. 20 by 4 p.m. Contact Kim McCrea at 768-9401 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.