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Plant Paddle & Guided Canoe Tour at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

Posted July 17, 2012, at 4:51 p.m.
Last modified July 23, 2012, at 2:37 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012 2 p.m. to 2 p.m.

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

For more information: Gudrun Keszöcze; 207-944-9259; hirundomaine.org

Paddle with Dick Andren, Biologist, to learn about the adaptation strategies used by wetland plants found at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge. Bring a hand lens or magnifying glass. Canoes, paddles and lifejackets are available or bring your own canoe. Call to register by Saturday August 4. Suggested donations are $4 for adults, school-aged children are free.

Hirundo Wildlife Refuge is located on Hudson Rd (Rte. 43) 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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