Coastal Mountains Nature walk: Mushrooms and Other Fungi

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NORTHPORT — Coastal Mountains Nature Program presents Mushrooms and Other Fungi on Saturday, September 18, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the St. Clair Preserve (Knights Pond) in Northport.

Dr.  David Porter, emeritus professor of mycology at the University of Georgia, will share his broad and in-depth knowledge of mushrooms. During the first hour the group will spread out to collect mushrooms along the many and varied trails in and around the St. Clair Preserve. During the second hour, they will meet in the parking lot to identify the mushrooms and talk about their biology and ecology. 

Please note: due to the ongoing pandemic, it is requested that all persons attending these walks be vaccinated for Covid-19.

DIRECTIONS

To get to the St. Clair Preserve, take Route 1 to Northport, turn west on Beech Hill Road for 2.3 miles, and turn left on Knights Pond Road for 1.8 miles to the end of the road.

The Coastal Mountains Nature Program is hosted by Coastal Mountains Land Trust. This program features 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 12,000 acres to date, offering 50 miles of trails for public access.

Event Date: 

Sat, 09/18/2021 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Event Location: 

St. Clair Preserve

Address: 

St. Clair Preserve
Northport, ME
United States