Danielle Frechette and Tom Schmeelk

Belfast Bay Watershed’s programs: Penobscot River fish restoration, brown tail moth

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This month the Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition in collaboration with the Belfast Free Library will offer two virtual programs on Zoom, one about fish restoration one the Penobscot River, the other about curbing brown tail moth infestation.

The first, on Thursday, March 18, at 6:30 p.m., “What’s New in the Penobscot River?” with fish biologist, Danielle Frechette who will give an overview of diadromous fish restoration in the Penobscot River as a result of the Penobscot River Restoration Project.

Frechette is a Marine Resource Scientist for the Department of Marine Resources, Division of Sea-Run Fisheries and Habitat working on the Penobscot River Restoration Project.

To register for this presentation please go to belfastlibrary.org/virtual-programs and follow the link.

 

Then, on Thursday, March 25, at 6:30 p.m., entomologist Tom Schmeelk will give a presentation on the status of the Brown Tail Moth in Waldo County.

Responding to the acute infestation of the brown tail moth in Belfast and surroundings, Schmeelk will discuss how protect ourselves, and how as a community we can work to curb the problem.

Tom Schmeelk is a forest entomologist with the Maine Forest Service and the program lead on the brown tail moth.

To register for this presentation please go to belfastlibrary.org/virtual-programs and follow the link.

This program is cosponsored with the Belfast Library, Belfast Garden Club, Friends of Belfast Parks, and Friends of Sears Island.

The Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition supports conservation and stewardship of natural and public resources of the Belfast Bay watershed through research, community-building, and education. To learn more visit www.belfastbaywatershed.org.

For more information about these programs please call the library at 207-338-3884 ext.10.

Event Date: 

Thu, 03/18/2021 - 6:30pm
Thu, 03/25/2021 - 6:30pm

Event Location: 

Zoom