April 30 Card Brook Clean Up
The City of Ellsworth and Frenchman Bay Conservancy are partnering to host a clean-up event for Card Brook, which flows through Ellsworth. Clean-up activities will include walking the banks of Card Brook and picking up litter. Join us in celebration of Earth Day! All participants will be entered into a raffle for a chance to win gift cards to nearby businesses. Breakfast treats and snacks will be provided.
Clean up begins at 9:30 am.
April 26 Stream Smart Workshop 6:00 to 7:30 pm
Interested citizens, private landowners, foresters, anglers, contractors and members of road and lake associations are invited to a FREE introductory workshop on Stream Smart—a set of techniques to create new and replace outdated road-stream crossings. Find out how you can promote Stream Smart projects in your community. This workshop at the Alamoosook Lakeside Inn, 229 Soper Road, Orland is a presentation of Hancock County Soil and Water Conservation District, Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust, and Maine Audubon. Pre-register at 667-8663 or e-mail email@example.com. Certified contractors can receive 1.5 continuing education credits from Maine DEP.
May 7 Indian Point Clean Up
Frenchman Bay Conservancy and the Ellsworth Rotary Club will host a clean-up event at FBC's Indian Point Preserve in Ellsworth. Clean up begins at 9:00 am.
May 14 Bird Hike with Fred Yost
Join Frenchman Bay Conservancy and Fred Yost, fish biologist and bird enthusiast, for a bird walk at Old Pond Railway Trail in Hancock at 8:00 am. Bring binoculars, bird books, and water. Wear trail shoes and bug repellant. To sign-up, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 422-2328.
May 21 What's Hiding in the Woods? A Children's Program
at Ellsworth Public Library
FBC will lead participants on a virtual walk through the woods focusing on all the life that a forest supports and about the importance of camouflage and why certain animals hide themselves in the woods. Program begins at 10:30 am.