Schedule of Events

Check out our program calendar for 2014!  Our events are free and open to the public.  We hope you’ll join us.

APRIL
Spring Lecture Series (BHHT and Downeast Audubon)
Reception from 6:30–7 pm     Lecture and Q&A from 7-8 pm    all at Blue Hill Public Library
Mon., April 14:  “The Emerald Ash Borer and Wabanaki Basketmakers: Building Resilience and Sustainability while Preparing for an Invasive Species” Emerald Ash Borer
with Darren J. Ranco, PhD, Chair of Native American Programs and Associate Professor of Anthropology at UMO and Jennifer Neptune of the Maine Indian Basketmakers Alliance
Thurs., April 17: “The State of Maine’s Common Loons”
with Susan Gallo, Maine Audubon Wildlife Biologist and Director, Maine Loon Project  common loon
Mon., April 21:  “Wild Bees and Tame Bees–But Are They Healthy Bees?”
with Frank Drummond, UMO Professor of Insect Ecology
bumblebee

 

 

 

 

 

MAY
Spring Cleanup and Picnic
Sun., May 4 from 12-2 pm
Blue Hill

Join Blue Hill Congregational Church Youth Group, GSA Outing Club, the Blue Hill Co-op, and Blue Hill Heritage Trust in this fun community event!  Meet at Blue Hill Mountain (large parking lot on Mountain Road) for roadside trash pickup and trail cleanup/hike.  Bring work gloves and picnic lunch.  FMI, call BHHT at 374-5118.

Alewives walk and talk
with Ted Ames
Sat., May 17 from 1:00-2:30 pm
Patten Stream, Surry

Meet at the Surry Boat Landing on Wharf Road.

JUNE
King Hill Farm Tour

with Amanda Provencher and Paul Shultz
Wed., June 25 from 3:30-5:30 pm
Penobscot

Glacial Geology walk & talk
with George Fields
Sat., June 28 from 10 am-noon
John B. Mountain, Brooksville

JULY
Quill’s End Farm Tour

with Heather and Phil Retberg
Fri., July 18 from 1:30-3:30 pm
Penobscot

AUGUST
Natural Resources of Hundred Acre Wood
walk & talk with Cathy Rees
Sat., August 9 from 9-11 am
Hundred Acre Wood, Brooklin

Annual Meeting of Blue Hill Heritage Trust Membership
Thurs., August 14 from 5:30-7:30 pm
Castine Historical Society, Castine

Horsepower Farm Tour
with the Birdsall Family
Sat., August 23 from 2-4 pm
Penobscot

SEPTEMBER
*Mushroom Workshop (members only)
with David Porter
Sat., September 27 from 1-4 pm
BHHT’s Carleton House, Blue Hill

Mushroom walk & talk
with David Porter
Sun., September 28 from 1-3 pm
Greenbie Natural Area, Castine

For a complete listing of all the events scheduled this year (to date), click here for a printable pdf calendar.

Our events are free and open to the public (with the exception of members-only events marked with an asterisk).

Forester Nathan Rutenbeck leads a forest ecology walk & talk in our Kingdom Woods Conservation Area, Blue Hill.

Forester Nathan Rutenbeck leads a forest ecology walk & talk in our Kingdom Woods Conservation Area, Blue Hill.

Science and environmental educator Sarah O'Malley explains igneous rock at a Snow's Cove geology walk & talk in Sedgwick.

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Please contact us if you have questions or ideas for future events.

Blue Hill Heritage Trust

258 Mountain Road, P.O. Box 222, Blue Hill, Maine 04614 • 207-374-5118 • info@bluehillheritagetrust.org