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Motorcycle Ride for the River

Posted Aug. 31, 2012, at 10:27 a.m.
Riders will have amazing views of the Maine landscape.
Riders will have amazing views of the Maine landscape.

Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012 10 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Location: Motorcycle Ride for the River, Eastern Road, Warren, Maine

For more information: Georges River Land Trust; 207-594-5166; grlt.org

See the St. George River watershed from a different point of view. Join Georges River Land Trust for a safe, quiet ride on September 15th at 10 am (rain or shine) to enjoy the colors and fresh fall air. Topping off the day will be a barbeque at a 1784 farmhouse in Warren. Tickets to the event benefit the Georges River Land Trust and are $50 per bike for Land Trust members and $55 per bike for non-members (passengers are free). Tickets must be purchased in advance either on-line at www.grlt.org/revelryevents.html or by calling (207) 594-5166.

Alvin Chase, Board President and owner of Eastern Tire Inc. in Rockland, will lead riders on a loop tour encompassing about 100 country miles.

“Motorcycle enthusiasts love these benefit rides,” said Chase. “Nothing could be better than exploring on our bikes and raising much needed money to conserve this beautiful area.”

The tour will cover territory between Port Clyde and the headwaters of the St. George River at Lake St. George in Liberty, and pass properties protected by the Land Trust such as the Paulsen Farm and Riverview Hayfields Preserve in South Thomaston. Riders will have amazing views of the lakes, river, blueberry fields, and farms throughout the watershed, as well as the beautiful coastline on the St. George Peninsula.

Georges River Land Trust is committed to encouraging citizens to discover the river and care for the land throughout the 14 communities in the St. George River watershed. This event is part of Revelry for the River, a celebration of 25 years of conservation. For further information on the Georges River Land Trust, its programs and upcoming events visit www.grlt.org or contact them at info@grlt.org or (207) 594-5166.

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