OUTDOORS

Wildlife refuge offers guided snowshoe tour

Posted Jan. 07, 2013, at 5:36 p.m.
Last modified Jan. 08, 2013, at 9:29 a.m.
Snowshoeing along the Wabanaki Trail at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge. Photo by G. Keszöcze
Snowshoeing along the Wabanaki Trail at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge. Photo by G. Keszöcze

Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m.

Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, Gate 1, Hudson Road , Alton, ME

For more information: Gudrun Keszöcze; 2079449259; hirundomain.org

OLD TOWN, Maine — Paul Markson, local birder and Hirundo volunteer, will lead a guided snowshoe tour at one p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge. Markson will watch for birds, signs of otter and other animals.

The tour is open to those of all snowshoeing abilities. Reservations are requested by calling 207-944-9259. The event is open to all ages. Admission is by suggested donation of $5, free to school-age children.

Directions: From the South – Take the I-95 N to ME-43 exit 197 to Old Town/Hudson. Turn left onto Rt. 43 (Hudson Rd)and go west 5.2 mi and look for the large red sign on your right. Take Gate 1 off Rt.43 and follow the dirt road for ~1/2 mile to the Pine Tree parking lot. Meet at the Parker Reed shelter, which is further on the left.

ADVERTISEMENT | Grow your business
ADVERTISEMENT | Grow your business