Trail Day and Donuts

Auburn Tot Lot 114 Fish Hatchery Rd, Auburn

Join us Saturday, October 22nd from 9:00 AM - 11:00AM for our final volunteer trail day of 2022! Help us build the Townsend Brook Trail. Building the walking trail is the first step in the long-term project to create an outdoor education center. The final education center will include outdoor gathering spaces for classes and

Kids! Try it Tuesday: Lake Mural

Auburn Public Library 49 Spring Street, Auburn, ME, ME, United States

Join the Lake Auburn Watershed Protection Commission and the Auburn Public Library for a collaborative lake mural! Artists will be given paper trees and fish to paint and they will all be presented to make a lake mural. Extra paper fish and trees will be available for children to create and take home. Best for

Kids! PreSchool Story Time – Trout are Made of Trees

Join the Auburn Public Library and the Lake Auburn Watershed Protection Commission for a reading of Trout are Made of Trees by April Pulley Sayre, followed by a craft session creating a Lake Mural. Artists will be given paper trees and fish to paint and they will all be presented to make a lake mural.

Winter Wildlife Walk

Come join us for a Winter Wildlife Walk/Snowshoe. USDA Wildlife Biologist Ben Nugent will be leading the walk while teaching us about the basics of animal tracking and what Maine wildlife does during the cold winters! Weather conditions may vary, as will the amount of snow present on the trail. Grab some snowshoes and/or crampons

Seeds of Spring: L/A Celebration

Monday March, 20th 4:30-6:30 PM Lewiston Public Library Let's start the Spring season with a celebration! Join us for free refreshments and goodies for your garden. We'll discuss the best gardening practices that keep our plants, soils, and watersheds healthy. Learn about the importance of native plants, eliminating chemical fertilizers, pollinator gardens, and more. Whether you're new to gardening or

Balance of Nature: Predators

Lewiston Public Library 200 Lisbon Street, Lewiston, ME, United States

On Tuesday, April 18th at 2:00PM, join the Lewiston Public Library, Chewonki, and the Lake Auburn Watershed Protection Commission for an in-person presentation on predators and their role in nature. This event will include live animals, activities, and discuss predators in the context of the food web, natural cycles, and habitat loss. This program will go

Volunteer Opportunity: Invasive Bittersweet Remediation

Salmon Point

  email to RSVP or for question about the event   Help us remove invasive bittersweet! Please wear proper clothing: Long pants, boots, bring gloves of your preference, hat and sunglasses recommended. Bring plenty of water and snacks!

Trail Day at Salmon Point!

Salmon Point

Email to RSVP or with any questions!   Gear to bring – Along with the tools and safety gear, it is recommended that you bring food, a quart or more of water, rain jacket, and first aid kit. If you have any allergies, bring your medications. It is recommended that you or someone in

Autumn Nature Walk at Whitman Spring Road

Whitman Spring Road Southern Trailhead on Whitman Spring Road, Auburn, ME

Join Main Master Naturalist Ruth Leavitt and Lake Auburn Watershed Protection Commission for a leisurely nature walk along Whitman Spring Road. Observe the changes that happen in Autumn, identify plants, and enjoy a beautiful walk along the lake!   Parking is available at the trailhead, please do not block access to the gate.   email

Native Plants: Seed Saving and Sowing

St. Mary's Nutrition Center 208 Bates St., Lewiston, ME, United States

Join  Wild Seed Project for this hands-on workshop learn about the native plants and their unique seed collection and seed sowing processes. We will explore the many steps of growing native plants from seed, and establishing diverse landscapes using seed-grown plants. Each participant will go home with a pot sown with native seeds and the