Upcoming Nature Walks

The following nature walks are planned for the remainder of the summer:

 

Bog Plant Adaptations. Saturday July 8, 9am with UM Professor Emerita Christa Schwintzer

 

Bog Walk for Kids**. Monday, July 17, 10am with 3rd year UM Ecology and Environmental Studies student and Boardwalk summer intern

 

International Bog Day, Sunday, July 23, 1pm. Talks and book signings by Boardwalk founder Professor Emeritus Ron Davis and Bangor Daily News reporter Aislinn Sarnacki

 

Forest Insect Pests, Saturday, July 29, 10am with Allison Kanoti, forest entomologist, Maine Forest Service

 

Ticks and Mosquiotes. Saturday, August 19, 10am with UM Assistant Professor Allison Gardner, School of Biology and Ecology

 

Bog Hydrology. Saturday September 9, 10am with UM Professor Andy Reeve, School of Earth and Climate Sciences.

 

** limit of 8, k-4th grade children. Must be accompanied by a guardian

 

All of these walks will meet at cabin at the start of the Boardwalk.  If you would like to attend any of these walks please e-mail  Jim.Bird@umit.maine.edu or call 866-2578 to reserve a spot.  If e-mailing, please include a phone number in case of a weather cancellation.