Coastal Mountains Nature Program presents Botany Bonanza on Saturday, July 3, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., on the Round the Mountain trail.
Dr. Eric Doucette, assistant professor of Biology at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, past-president of Maine’s Josselyn Botanical Society, and one a Coastal Mountains walk leader, will lead an exploration of the plants found in the field, meadow, and woods at the Hope Street (Thorndike Brook) entrance to the Round-the-Mountain Trail.
Bring a hand lens if you have one.
Please note: Due to the ongoing pandemic, we request that all persons attending these walks be vaccinated for Covid-19.
Meet in the parking lot of the Thorndike Brook trail entrance (223 Hope Street) about 0.6 miles west of the intersection of Hope Street and Rt. 17 in Hope.
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 Midcoast 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 12,000 acres to date, offering 50 miles of trails for public access.