Articles by Becky Kolak

 
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Don’t take it for granite, discover what rocks at Thorne Head Preserve on Sept 13!

By Becky Kolak on Sept. 02, 2015, at 4:32 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Thorne Head Preserve, High Street (Taken north out of downtown Bath, the road dead-ends in the preserve parking area), Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/kelts-summertime-scene BATH- The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) welcomes novice geologists on Sunday, September 13 …
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Take A’Liken to Lichens on Aug. 29

By Becky Kolak on Aug. 14, 2015, at 12:19 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: Bonyun Preserve, Closest to West Shore Road and Junction Road, Westport Island, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/kelts-summertime-scene WESTPORT ISLAND- The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) invites the public to take a’liken to lichens at Bonyun Preserve on Saturday, August …
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Forts in the Forest and Bug Safari- August 6

By Becky Kolak on July 23, 2015, at 5:31 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: Merrymeeting Fields Preserve, 0.9 miles from the intersection of Chopps Point Road and Route 128, Woolwich, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/kelts-summertime-scene WOOLWICH- Creative kids with a sense of adventure wanted! The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) invites children and …
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Gardening Workshop in Bath- August 8

By Becky Kolak on July 16, 2015, at 2:17 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: RSU 1 L.O.C.A.L. Garden, Corner of High Street and Lemont Street, Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/kelts-summertime-scene BATH- August means it is garlic pulling time! On Saturday, August 8 at 3:00pm, The Sagadahoc Chapter of MOFGA (Maine Organic Farmers …
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3rd Annual Capital to Coast Ride- July 25

By Becky Kolak on July 09, 2015, at 4:10 p.m.
Saturday, July 25, 2015 8:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Location: Meet at Bath’s Waterfront Park, Commercial Street, Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; merrymeetingtrail.org/events Take part in a fun bike ride from Bath to Richmond Story continues below advertisement. Meander through the towns and scenery of the magnificent Merrymeeting Bay …
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Clamming with KELT at Reid State Park- July 8

By Becky Kolak on June 30, 2015, at 2:23 p.m.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Reid State Park, 375 Seguinland Road, Georgetown, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/kelts-summertime-scene GEORGETOWN- Take part in Kennebec Estuary Land Trust’s (KELT) Summertime Scene on Wednesday, July 8 from 9:00am to 11:00am at Reid State Park in Georgetown. The public …
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KELT Kids Day of Play- June 28

By Becky Kolak on June 10, 2015, at 4:41 p.m.
Sunday, June 28, 2015 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Schulten Farm, Route 127 and Old Stage Road, Woolwich, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/kelts-summertime-scene Kids and families are invited to an afternoon of outdoor play at Schulten FarmStory continues below advertisement. WOOLWICH- Let’s go fly a kite! The Kennebec …
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Family Gardening Workshop- June 27

By Becky Kolak on June 09, 2015, at 4:02 p.m.
Saturday, June 27, 2015 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: RSU 1 LOCAL Garden, Corner of High Street and Lemont Street, Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/kelts-summertime-scene Join Sagadahoc MOFGA and KELT at the RSU1 L.O.C.A.L. Garden for fun in the garden!Story continues below advertisement. BATH- Calling all families …
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KELT’s Stewardship Series- Invasive Plants on May 16

By Becky Kolak on May 04, 2015, at 2:32 p.m.
Saturday, May 16, 2015 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Weber Kelly Preserve, Bay Point Road (2 miles south of Route 127), Georgetown, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/stewardship-series-2015 The final event of KELT’s Spring Stewardship Series focuses on invasive plantsStory continues below advertisement. The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) …
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Storybook Walks- May 12 & 26

By Becky Kolak on April 28, 2015, at 11:46 a.m.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.Tuesday, May 26, 2015 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Sewall Woods Preserve and Thorne Head Preserve, See directions., Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/storybook-walks KELT and the Patten Free Library offer children’s stories and activities at nature preserves in BathStory …
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Seeking Citizen Scientists: Collect water samples with KELT

By Becky Kolak on April 27, 2015, at 11:55 a.m.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Thursday, May 7, 2015 1:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: Georgetown & Phippsburg Town Offices, 50 Bay Point Rd (Georgetown) & 1042 Main Rd (Phippsburg), Georgetown & Phippsburg, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/water KELT Seeks Volunteers to Take Part in Water …
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KELT’s Stewardship Series- Habitats for Wildlife on May 3

By Becky Kolak on April 23, 2015, at 11:49 a.m.
Sunday, May 3, 2015 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Sewall Woods Preserve, Closest to the intersection of High Street and Whiskeag Road, Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/stewardship-series-2015 BATH- The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) invites the public to join the second workshop in the spring Stewardship Series, …
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Bath Community Storm Drain Stenciling- April 26

By Becky Kolak on April 15, 2015, at 4:13 p.m.
Sunday, April 26, 2015 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: City of Bath’s Waterfront Park at the covered picnic area, Commercial Street, Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/storm-drain-stenciling ‘Keep it Clean, Drains to River’ Messages for a cleaner City of Bath and Kennebec River Story continues below advertisement. BATH- …
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KELT Annual Meeting- April 7

By Becky Kolak on March 26, 2015, at 4:36 p.m.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street , Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/annual-meeting-2015 Restoring a great migration: Helping fish journey from the sea to inland and backStory continues below advertisement. BATH- The public is invited to attend the Member …
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Nocturnal Animal program with LIVE animals!- April 11

By Becky Kolak on March 26, 2015, at 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 11, 2015 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: Patten Free Library, 33 Summer Street , Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/nocturnal-animals KELT hosts the Center for Wildlife and live animal ambassadorsStory continues below advertisement. BATH- The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) invites the public to join Brownie …
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Birding Extravaganza this April and May

By Becky Kolak on March 23, 2015, at 1:01 p.m.
Saturday, April 18, 2015 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.Sunday, April 26, 2015 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.Saturday, May 2, 2015 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.Thursday, May 14, 2015 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.Wednesday, May 20, 2015 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.Saturday, May 30, 2015 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: …
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Annual Peterson Canal Hike- Feb. 15

By Becky Kolak on Jan. 29, 2015, at 10:29 a.m.
Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Historic Peterson Canal, Meet across from the boat launch to the New Meadows Lake on Old Brunswick Road, Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/hike-bath-peterson-canal The public is invited to explore the scenery and history of Bath’s Peterson Canal on …
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Whiskeag Trail Nordic Ski and Snowshoe- 2/14

By Becky Kolak on Jan. 26, 2015, at 3:20 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: McMann Athletic Fields, Closest to the intersection of Congress Ave. and Aegis Drive, Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/whiskeag-trail-nordic-ski-and-snow-shoe Join Bath Trails for Great Maine Outdoor Weekend along the Whiskeag TrailStory continues below advertisement. Bath Trails invites kids, adults, …
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Announcing KELT’s Winter Read- March 12

By Becky Kolak on Jan. 21, 2015, at 10:45 a.m.
Thursday, March 12, 2015 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Hyde School Mansion, 616 High Street, Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/5th-annual-winter-read Community book discussion group focuses on our multifaceted relationship with the changing environmentStory continues below advertisement. The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) invites the public to participate …
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Whiskeag Trail Kids Challenge- Oct. 19

By Becky Kolak on Oct. 09, 2014, at 5:12 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Whiskeag Trail- Park at the Bath YMCA, 303 Centre Street, Bath, Maine For more information: 207-442-8400; kennebecestuary.org/whiskeag-trail-kids-challenge Bath Trails challenges kids and parents to complete the Whiskeag Trail this fallStory continues below advertisement. BATH- Bath Trails is calling all adventuresome …