With warmer temperatures and spring in full swing, birds are beginning to nest, including fascinating grassland birds. Kennebec Estuary Land Trust's Red Rose Preserve in Bowdoinham boasts nesting eastern bobolinks in its two hayfields. KELT invites birders of all abilities for a leisurely walk and talk on Saturday, June 18 at 10:00am at Red Rose Preserve. Led by Maeve McGowan, Grassland Bird Conservation Specialist and contractor for KELT, participants will travel through the forested portion of the preserve to access the two hayfields observing grassland bird behavior in action. This free event is light rain or shine. Group size is limited so registration is required. Register via www.kennebecestuary.org/upcoming-events or call 207-442-8400. Directions and details will be emailed to registrants leading up to the event.
The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust is a membership supported organization dedicated to protecting the land, water and wildlife of the Kennebec Estuary. It maintains twelve preserves for public enjoyment and has protected 4,100+ acres of land since founding in 1989. FMI visit www.kennebecestuary.org or call (207) 442-8400.