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Moss Animal Survey at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

Posted Aug. 19, 2013, at 4:03 p.m.
Last modified Sept. 28, 2013, at 1:46 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge , 35 Hudson Road, Alton, Maine

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

OLD TOWN, Maine — Come help us survey the local bryozoa found in Pushaw Stream during this Guided Canoe Tour on from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25. Learn about these amazing colonial animals and the unique ecosystem of the Refuge. Canoes, paddles and life jackets are available, but participants must call to reserve them by Saturday, Aug. 24, at 944-9259, or bring your own canoe. Suggested donations are $5 for adults; school-aged children are free.

Hirundo Wildlife Refuge is located on Hudson Road, Route 43, in  Alton/Old Town.

Directions from the South

Take the I-95 N and then the ME-43 exit 197 to Old Town/Hudson. Turn left onto Rt. 43 (Hudson Rd). Go west 5.5 miles, past Gate 1 (large red sign on your right (north side of Rt. 43), and take the last driveway on the right, before the bridge. Meet in the parking lot at Gate 3 (35 Hudson Rd, Alton).

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