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‘The Long Winter: Interesting Animal Survival Strategies’ slideshow talk Jan. 9

Event organizer: Friends of Sears Island
Event Date & Time: January 9, 2020 6:30 pm

BELFAST — Friends of Sears Island and the Belfast Free Library will co-sponsor a presentation titled “The Long Winter: Interesting Animal Survival Strategies,” by Sandra Mitchell. This talk was originally scheduled for early December, but due to inclement weather, it has been rescheduled to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 9 at the Belfast Free Library. 

Did you know that some dragonfly species migrate like birds, that wood frogs freeze solid for the winter or that multiple species of snakes will often hibernate together? Mitchell will discuss the fascinating ways different animals have adapted to survive the long winter. Mitchell is a Registered Maine Guide and an avid amateur naturalist. She is a Certified CyberTracker, and enjoys investigating natural mysteries. Her website is

This event will take place in the Abbott Room at the Belfast Free Library and is free and open to the public. For more information, please call the library at 207-338-3884, ext.10. To learn more about Friends of Sears Island visit