CAMDEN — Coastal Mountains Nature Program presents Hosmer Pond Botany on Saturday, August 3, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Hosmer Pond, in Camden.
Eric Doucette, assistant professor of biology at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, past president of Maine’s Josselyn Botanical Society, and Coastal Mountains walk leader will lead an exploration of the plants found in the meadows and wetlands bordering Hosmer Pond.
Bring a hand lens if you have one.
From Camden, take Route 1 south, then turn right onto John Street. Go 0.8 miles to Hosmer Pond Road on the left. In 2.1 miles, after passing Hosmer Pond, turn left into the Camden Snow Bowl. Meet in the parking area next to the tennis courts at the entrance to the Camden Snow Bowl, just west of the intersection of Barnestown and Molyneaux roads in Camden.
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 more than 12,000 acres to date, offering 45 miles of trails for public access.