ROCKPORT – The Coastal Mountains Nature Program will present “Understanding Bird Behavior” 8-10 a.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Beech Hill Preserve, 316 Beech Hill Rd. Dr. Nat Wheelwright, Professor Emeritus of Biology at Bowdoin College, co-author of “The Naturalist’s Notebook” and creator of the Nature Moments video series, will take participants beyond simple bird identification to discuss how birds communicate through songs and calls.
Meet at the Beech Hill Road trailhead at the Beech Hill Preserve. From Camden go south on Route 1, turn right on Beech Hill Road and drive 1.6 miles to the parking lot on the left side of the road.
Please leave your dogs at home for this and all Coastal Mountains Nature Program walks.
The Coastal Mountains Nature Program is co-hosted by Coastal Mountains Land Trust and the Town of Camden Conservation Commission. This program hosts walks and talks exploring the natural history of Mid-Coast Maine to educate the public about environment issues and increase opportunities for residents to explore the outdoors.
Coastal Mountains Land Trust has worked since 1986 to permanently conserve land to benefit the natural and human communities of the western Penobscot Bay. The Land Trust has protected over 10,000 acres to date, offering 45 miles of trails for public access.