Children’s tour at Orono Bog Boardwalk July 17

A children’s tour will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 17 at the Orono Bog Boardwalk located in the Rolland F. Perry (Bangor) City Forest.

The tour will cover the history of the boardwalk, including how the bog formed over 15,000 years ago. Once on the boardwalk, children will learn about the different plants that grow in the bog.

The walk is open to eight children from kindergarten through fourth grade, plus their guardians. Laura Whitney, a boardwalk summer intern and third-year ecology and environmental sciences student at the University of Maine, will lead the tour.

For more information or to register, email When registering, include a telephone number.