Articles by Becky Kolak

 
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Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants of Higgins Mtn- August 27

By Becky Kolak on Aug. 15, 2016, at 4:11 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Higgins Mountain Preserve, Route 127 (~7.6 miles from Route 1), Georgetown, Maine For more information: 207-442-84000; kennebecestuary.org/sweet-summertime-events Calling nature lovers (10 years old or older) to join the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) at a summertime event on Saturday, August …
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KELT Kids Day of Play– July 9

By Becky Kolak on June 28, 2016, at 4:47 p.m.
Saturday, July 9, 2016 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Schulten Farm, Register to receive driving directions., Woolwich, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/day-of-play WOOLWICH- Let’s go fly a kite! The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) invites children and families to the KELT Kids Day of Play on Saturday, July …
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Local Artists Donate Original Works for Aug. 25 Auction; On View during Bath Art Walks this summer

By Becky Kolak on June 02, 2016, at 4:35 p.m.
Friday, June 17, 2016 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.Friday, July 15, 2016 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.Friday, Aug. 19, 2016 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Kennebec Estuary Land Trust Office, 92 Front Street, Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/ BATH – On Thursday, August 25, 2016, the Kennebec …
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Buggin’ Out at Merrymeeting Fields Preserve- June 11

By Becky Kolak on May 26, 2016, at 4:40 p.m.
Saturday, June 11, 2016 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Merrymeeting Fields Preserve, Chopps Point Road, Woolwich, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org WOOLWICH- Up your Naturalist quotient! The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) is pleased to invite the public to join the Maine Entomological Society at Merrymeeting Fields Preserve …
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Bog Bridge Building with KELT on National Trails Day! June 4

By Becky Kolak on May 26, 2016, at 4:33 p.m.
Saturday, June 4, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: Lilly Pond Community Forest, High Street and Getchell Street, Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/stewardship-series-2016 BATH- The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) invites the public on Saturday, June 4 at 9:30am to join the final workshop in the spring …
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KELT Work Days for Trail Expansion at Morse Pond Preserve

By Becky Kolak on May 24, 2016, at 10:54 a.m.
Saturday, May 28, 2016 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.Saturday, June 11, 2016 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Morse Pond Preserve, ~1.1 mile south of the intersection of Seguinland Rd. and Rte. 127, Georgetown, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/upcoming-trail-work-days GEORGETOWN- The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) is undertaking a …
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Chainsaw Usage, Safety, and Maintenance Workshop- May 21

By Becky Kolak on May 03, 2016, at 3:53 p.m.
Saturday, May 21, 2016 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Sewall Woods Preserve, Whiskeag Road, Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/stewardship-series-2016 BATH- A valuable skill for any landowner! The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) invites the public on Saturday, May 21 from 8:30am to 3:30pm to join the second …
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May and June: Volunteers needed to count fish in Woolwich

By Becky Kolak on April 28, 2016, at 4:48 p.m.
The alewives are back, making their annual spring trek from the Gulf of Maine to Maine’s streams lakes. The return of the alewives means the start of the fish count at Nequasset Lake. From now through early June, volunteers are needed every day to count the fish that successfully make …
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Kids under 6 are invited to explore nature through story! May 3 & 17

By Becky Kolak on April 20, 2016, at 10:38 a.m.
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.Tuesday, May 17, 2016 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Sewall Woods Preserve and Thorne Head Preserve, See directions below., Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/storybook-walks BATH – The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) is offering free children’s programs, with the …
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Birding Extravaganza this April and May in Southern Midcoast Maine!

By Becky Kolak on April 11, 2016, at 1:21 p.m.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, April 30, 2016 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.Saturday, May 7, 2016 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.Thursday, May 12, 2016 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.Saturday, May 14, 2016 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.Sunday, May 15, 2016 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.Tuesday, May …
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Frolicking Frogs! Discover Vernal Pools with KELT- April 10

By Becky Kolak on March 29, 2016, at 4:14 p.m.
Sunday, April 10, 2016 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: Lilly Pond Community Forest, Closest to the intersection of High Street and Getchell Street, Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/stewardship-series-2016 BATH- The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) invites the public on Sunday, April 10 at 1:00 pm to join …
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KELT annual meeting and membership gathering set for April 7

By Becky Kolak on March 23, 2016, at 3:49 p.m.
Thursday, April 7, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Maine Maritime Museum, Long Reach Hall, 243 Washington Street, Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/annual-meeting-2016 BATH — The public is invited to attend the annual meeting and membership celebration of the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, …
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Volunteer Kickoff Coffee Hour- March 12

By Becky Kolak on March 01, 2016, at 3:02 p.m.
Saturday, March 12, 2016 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: Kennebec Estuary Land Trust Office, 92 Front Street, Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org BATH- Ever wonder who cares for the local nature preserve you frequent when craving fresh air? Ever feel the urge to give back to the …
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Land trust announces sixth annual Winter Read to take place March 16

By Becky Kolak on Feb. 04, 2016, at 12:03 p.m.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Neighborhood UCC community space, 798 Washington Street, Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/6th-annual-winter-read BATH — The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust invites the public to participate in the sixth annual Winter Read, a community book discussion, and meet a local …
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Annual Peterson Canal hike POSTPONED until Feb. 21

By Becky Kolak on Feb. 03, 2016, at 1:40 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Peterson Canal Hike, Meet across from the boat launch to the New Meadows Lake on Old Brunswick Road in Bath. , Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/hike-bath-peterson-canal BATH — The public is invited to explore the scenery and history …
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Winter in the Woods with KELT on Feb. 13

By Becky Kolak on Feb. 01, 2016, at 4:18 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Morse Pond Preserve, On Seguinland Road- 1.1 miles from the intersection of Seguinland Road & Rte. 127, Georgetown, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/winter-in-the-woods GEORGETOWN- The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) invites kids, adults, and families to explore Maine’s winter …
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Student led forum on sustainable Maine fisheries set for Dec. 17

By Becky Kolak on Dec. 07, 2015, at 10:19 a.m.
Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Bath Middle School, 6 Old Brunswick Road , Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org BATH, Maine — The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust will partner with seventh-grade students and educators at Bath Middle School to present a public forum on …
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KELT Fall Lecture: Water Quality of the Estuary on Nov. 18

By Becky Kolak on Nov. 06, 2015, at 10:53 a.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Long Reach Hall, Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street, Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/water-quality-of-the-estuary BATH-The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) presents its annual environmental lecture, Water Quality of the Estuary, at 7pm on Wednesday, November 18 at the …
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KELT’s Morse Pond Preserve Grand Opening- 10/17

By Becky Kolak on Oct. 02, 2015, at 10:49 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Morse Pond Preserve, 1.1 miles south on Seguinland Road (from Route 127), Georgetown, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/morse-pond-preserve-grand-opening GEORGETOWN- A new outdoor, public place to hike, run, bike, and explore! The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) is pleased to …
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Fall into Autumn with KELT on Sept. 26

By Becky Kolak on Sept. 11, 2015, at 11:33 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: Green Point Preserve, On Birch Point Road, ~1 mile from the intersection of Birch Point Rd. and Campbell Pond Rd., West Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/falling-into-autumn Celebrate the first few days of autumn at KELT’s Green Point PreserveStory …