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Friends of Baxter State Park Annual Meeting

Posted April 22, 2013, at 11:18 a.m.

Saturday, April 27, 2013 9:12 a.m. to 9:12 a.m.

Location: Viles Arboretum, 153 Hospital Street, Augusta, ME

For more information: Sarah Holland; 207-763-3014; friendsofbaxter.org/programs/annualmeeting.php

Friends of Baxter State Park will hold its annual meeting at the Viles Arboretum, 153 Hospital Street in Augusta, on Saturday, April 27, 2013, from 9 am to 12:30 pm.

The event features several significant activities.

Newly hired Executive Director Aaron Megquier will be publicly introduced for the first time. He begins work at Friends of Baxter State Park on May 1st.

Another highlight will be an illustrated presentation by David Little featuring images from his landmark book Art of Katahdin, which is being published this month by Down East Books. Copies will be available for purchase at the meeting.

The meeting will also include a report on the “State of the Park” by Baxter State Park Director Jensen Bissell, awards and recog-nitions, and updates about the activities of Friends of Baxter State Park during the past and the coming year.

Prior to the meeting, there will be a bird walk at 7:30 a.m. At 8:30 a.m. coffee and muffins will be available and art pertaining to Baxter State Park (BSP) and Katahdin will be on display.

After lunch, participants may choose to go on a guided hike to the Kennebec Highlands.

For more info: http://www.friendsofbaxter.org/programs/annualmeeting.php

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