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Lilly Pond Community Forest Opening & Great ME Outdoor Weekend- Sept. 27

By Becky Kolak on Sept. 11, 2014, at 11:54 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: Lilly Pond Community Forest (Meet at Goddard Park), High Street and Marshall Street, Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/lpcf-public-opening BATH- The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) invites the public to celebrate the opening of the newest preserve, Lilly Pond …
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Lichens of KELT’s Thorne Head Preserve- August 30

By Becky Kolak on Aug. 14, 2014, at 1:39 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Thorne Head Preserve, High Street (north end), Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/summer-explorations-2 Join KELT to discover the lichens of Thorne Head Preserve BATH- The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust’s (KELT) celebrates lichens at its fourth Summer Exploration on August …
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Explore Maine’s Seaweeds on August 14

By Becky Kolak on July 30, 2014, at 2:47 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Green Point Preserve, Birch Point Road, West Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/summer-explorations-2 WEST BATH- The public is invited to discover Maine’s diverse seaweeds at the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust’s (KELT) third Summer Exploration on August 14. From 9am …
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KELT Celebrates 25 Years and Announces New Preserve on August 12

By Becky Kolak on July 17, 2014, at 5:01 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: The Mooring Bed & Breakfast , 132 Sequinland Road, Georgetown , Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/25th-anniversary-celebration GEORGETOWN- On August 12th, US Senator Angus King will help the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) celebrate 25 years of conservation and announce …
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Twilight Hike at Thorne Head Preserve on July 31

By Becky Kolak on July 16, 2014, at 11:26 a.m.
Thursday, July 31, 2014 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Thorne Head Preserve, High Street (north end), Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/summer-explorations-2 BATH, Maine — The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust continues its Summer Exploration series on July 31 with a Twilight Hike from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at …
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Clamming with KELT on July 17

By Becky Kolak on June 30, 2014, at 3:28 p.m.
Thursday, July 17, 2014 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Reid State Park, Sequinland Road, Georgetown, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org Dig clams and explore clam flats with Georgetown’s Shellfish Warden GEORGETOWN- The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) kicks off its ‘Summer Exploration’ series on Thursday, July 17 from …
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Capital to Coast Exploration Bike Ride- July 5

By Becky Kolak on June 10, 2014, at 11:26 a.m.
Saturday, July 5, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Gardiner's Water Front Park to Bath's Heritage Days Celebration, Gardiner to Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; merrymeetingtrail.org/events.html Take a bike ride from Gardiner to Bath to explore and enjoy this amazing part of Maine BATH- Take part in a …
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Make a Splash! Become a Volunteer Water Sampler with KELT

By Becky Kolak on May 20, 2014, at 3:11 p.m.
Saturday, May 31, 2014 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Phippsburg Town Office, 1042 Main Road, Phippsburg, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org BATH- Volunteer water quality monitors are needed to help us learn about our important coastal waters in Phippsburg and Georgetown. The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust is partnering …
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Getting to Know the Whiskeag Trail on June 7

By Becky Kolak on May 19, 2014, at 3:22 p.m.
Saturday, June 7, 2014 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Whiskeag Trail at Bath YMCA, 303 Centre Street, Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/getting-to-know-the-whiskeag-trail Hike the Whiskeag Trail and celebrate the coming of summer with Bath Trails BATH- Join Bath Trails to celebrate the coming of summer and National …
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Fish counters needed at Nequasset Dam: now-June

By Becky Kolak on May 02, 2014, at 11:16 a.m.
Friday, May 2, 2014 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.Friday, May 9, 2014 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.Friday, May 16, 2014 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.Friday, May 23, 2014 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.Friday, May 30, 2014 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.Friday, June 6, 2014 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Location: …
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Young Green Thumbs programs for kids- Wednesdays in May

By Becky Kolak on April 24, 2014, at 10:25 a.m.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.Wednesday, May 14, 2014 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.Wednesday, May 21, 2014 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.Wednesday, May 28, 2014 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Patten Free Library Children's Room, 33 Summer Street, Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org Local …
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KELT Story Book Walks for Preschoolers- May 6 & 20

By Becky Kolak on April 22, 2014, at 4:26 p.m.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.Tuesday, May 20, 2014 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: KELT Public Preserves- visit www.kennebecestuary.org for directions, High Street, Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org KELT and the Patten Free Library offer children’s stories and activities at nature preserves in Bath …
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Bath Trails Community Trail Clean-up- May 3

By Becky Kolak on April 18, 2014, at 4:33 p.m.
Saturday, May 3, 2014 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Bath YMCA, 303 Centre Street, Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/bath-trails-community-trail-clean-up Join the Bath Trails Stewardship Team for spring cleaning on the Whiskeag Trail BATH- Bath Trails needs help to prepare the Whiskeag Trail for use by residents and …
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Storm Drain Stenciling in Bath- April 27

By Becky Kolak on April 15, 2014, at 6:40 p.m.
Sunday, April 27, 2014 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Bath City Hall, 55 Front Street, Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/ ‘Keep it Clean, Drains to River’ Messages for a cleaner City of Bath and Kennebec River BATH- The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) invites the public to …
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Birding Excursions along the Midcoast- April & May

By Becky Kolak on April 04, 2014, at 2:21 p.m.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, April 19, 2014 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.Friday, May 9, 2014 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.Thursday, May 15, 2014 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.Saturday, May 31, 2014 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Preserves throughout the southern midcoast, Harpswell, Brunswick, & …
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Butler Head Conservation Easement Implemented

By Becky Kolak on March 31, 2014, at 1:37 p.m.
141 acres protected on Merrymeeting Bay in North Bath after survey completed and conservation easement signed Butler Head Preserve, a 141-acre woodland site owned by the City of Bath, is now in a conservation easement held by the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT). The property off Varney Mill Road in …
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KELT Annual Meeting- April 8

By Becky Kolak on March 24, 2014, at 4:04 p.m.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street, Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/annual-meeting-2014 Celebrating the past 25 years and a bright future ahead BATH- The public is invited to attend the Member Gathering and Annual Meeting of the Kennebec Estuary …
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KELT Spring Stewardship Series

By Becky Kolak on March 18, 2014, at 4:52 p.m.
Saturday, April 5, 2014 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.Saturday, April 12, 2014 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.Saturday, May 31, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: See event details for locations, 92 Front Street, Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/stewardship-workshops-2014 GPS Basics, Introduction to Google Earth, and Chainsaw Training …

Winter Animal Tracking- Feb. 16

By Becky Kolak on Feb. 03, 2014, at 11:23 a.m.
Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 11 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Merrymeeting Fields Preserve, Chopps Point Road, Woolwich, ME For more information: Becky Kolak; 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/winter-animal-tracking WOOLWICH, Maine — The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust is offering a free, all-ages Winter Animal Tracking walk at 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at Merrymeeting …

KELT’s 4th Annual Winter Read

By Becky Kolak on Jan. 17, 2014, at 2:23 p.m.
Community book discussion group focuses on forgotten foods and flavors BATH- The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) invites the public to participate in the fourth annual Winter Read, a community book discussion on March 13. This year’s selection is Taste, Memory: Forgotten Foods, Lost Flavors, and Why They Matter by …
 
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