Winterization strategies in the forest

Posted Oct. 29, 2012, at 3:31 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012 1 p.m. to 1 p.m.

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

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

How do wild animals and plants adapt to the cold winter months to come? What are the different strategies used to compensate for diminished food supply and cold temperatures? Learn more with Hirundo Naturalist, Gudrun Keszöcze during our November walk. Group meets at the Parker Reed shelter at the Refuge.

Event is free and open to all ages. Suggested donation $4 dollars for adults, school-aged children are free. Reservations and cancellations requested, call 207-944-9259.

Directions to Hirundo Wildlife Refuge


Take the I-95 N. Take the ME-43 exit 197 to Old Town/Hudson. Go 0.3 mi to the end of the off ramp. At the stop sign, turn left onto Rt. 43 (Hudson Rd). Go west 5.2 mi and look for the large red signs on your right (north side of Rt. 43).

Enter at Gate 1, follow gravel road 0.5 mile to the Pine Tree Parking area. The Parker Reed Shelter is 100 meters further up the road, along the shore of Lac D’Or.