Thank you to everyone who came out and enjoyed the 2016 Lobster Dinner at Tidal Falls and a big thank you to all the volunteers who donated their time to ensure a successful event. A wonderful time was had by all!
Thank you to our 2016 Lobster Dinner Sponsors!
Bar Harbor Bank & Trust
Coplon & Associates
Dennis J. King Masonry
Herrick & Salisbury
Loiselle, Goodwin & Hinds
Generous donations were provided by:
Trenton Marketplace IGA
Seal Cove Farm
Maine Coast Memorial Hospital
The flower gardens of our many friends
Schoodic Connector Trail
In case you missed it, the Schoodic Connector Trail, connecting Frenchman Bay Conservancy's Baker Hill and Long Ledges Preserves off of Route 1 in Sullivan to Schoodic Mountain and the State Donnell Pond Reserve to the north is now open! Check out this unparalleled local hiking destination soon! Find a trail map here.
Monday Music 2016
Monday Music concerts continue every Monday through August 22 starting at 6:30 pm at the Tidal Falls Preserve. All concerts are free, open to the public, and weather permitting. Bring a picnic or visit the Thyme Traveler food card (no debit/credit cards). Cancellations and announcements are posted on Facebook. 2016 Monday Music Concert Series Schedule
Friends of Taunton Bay & Frenchman Bay Conservancy Joint Lecture Series
Lectures begin at 7:00 pm Fridays at Gordon’s Wharf in Sullivan through August 19. Lectures are free and open to the public. Friday Night Lecture Series Schedule
Wednesday Morning Trail Work
Volunteers are needed for ongoing trail work at Frenchman Bay Conservancy preserves. Volunteers meet every Wednesday at the Tidal Falls Preserve parking lot at 71 Tidal Falls Road in Hancock at 8:30 am. Time: 8:30 to 11:30 am. For more information, visit www.frenchmanbay.org or call 207.422.2328. No experience necessary, all are welcome!
August 9 Artist Reception in Winter Harbor
Artist Reception on August 9 from 4-6:30 pm at Artisans and Antiques, 357 Main St. in Winter Harbor, featuring the works of Becky O'Keefe and Hatie Clingerman. 10% of the sale of selected items will be donated to Frenchman Bay Conservancy! Call 207-963-2400 for more information.
August 17 Native Plants Talk in Blue Hill
On Wednesday, August 17 at 7 pm, award-winning landscape architect Patrick Chassé is presenting a talk, "Native Intelligence: Native Plants in the Designed Landscape” at the Bagaduce Music Lending Library Performance Hall, 49 South Street, Blue Hill. Chassé will demonstrate the qualities and potential of native plants, and their use in designed landscapes. Discover how native plants are viewed in other countries and why regional native plants should be back on the horticultural industry’s plant lists and used to develop new adaptive varieties for a changing climate. The talk is sponsored by Native Gardens of Blue Hill.
Volunteers Needed for Invasive Plant Patrols
The Hancock County Soil & Water Conservation District is looking for volunteers to help with invasive plant patrols in local lakes and ponds including: Hopkins Ponds, Patton Pond, Great Pond (in the Upper Union River watershed), Great Pond in Franklin, Donnell Pond, and Webb Pond starting the week of August 15. If interested, contact the district office at 207.667.8663 for more information.