South Thomaston man wins nature sites book

Posted April 18, 2011, at 3:16 p.m.

ROCKLAND, Maine — Jim Parker of South Thomaston was the winner of a Georges River Land TrusT drawing for a free copy of the “Best Nature Sites of Midcoast Maine” book. The drawing was held after the land trust’s spotlight week in the lobby of Camden National Bank in Rockland.

Georges River Land Trust and the Rockland Public Library will host a reading at 6:30 p.m. Thursday,  April 21, given by local authors Kyrill “Buzz” Schabert and Tony Oppersdorff from their new book. The book identifies 40 locations that offer visitors and residents the opportunity to explore a variety of interesting natural settings, all within a few minutes of Route 1. Featured sites include such gems as Crystal Spring Farm Preserve in Brunswick, Wiscasset’s Singing Meadows Preserve, the Damariscotta Mills Fish Ladder, Beech Hill Preserve in Rockport and the local Georges Highland Path and Weskeag Marsh.

For further information on the Georges River Land Trust and its programs, visit, e-mail, or call 594-5166.